Parallelizing BZIP2 for SMP machines

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Description

This program parallelizes the BZIP2 compression process to achieve a near-linear performance increase on SMP machines. On a two-processor Xeon machine, the speedup is around 180%. The tool's main purpose is to aid performing heavy-duty server backup

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Categories

Backup, Compression

License

BSD License

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Intended Audience

Advanced End Users, End Users/Desktop, System Administrators

User Interface

Command-line

Programming Language

C

Registered

2005-11-30
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