Compress data, gain performance
Posted Feb 2, 2007 16:43 UTC (Fri) by daney
In reply to: Compress data, gain performance
Parent article: Embedded Linux: Using Compressed File Systems
Like many things, the benefits of compression depend on the specific hardware in question.
* Slow CPU + very fast disk -> Compression might not be useful.
* Fast CPU + very slow disk -> Compression may be useful.
You really should test it on your specific configuration.
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