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Re: Compressed Dump Files

From: Vincent Lefevre <vincent+svn_at_vinc17.org>
Date: 2003-11-20 14:50:40 CET

On 2003-11-19 18:02:41 -0600, C. Michael Pilato wrote:
> Ryan Hunt <rhunt@hp.com> writes:
> > Any thoughts on incorporating gzip compression directly into the dump
> > and load processes??
>
> No. That's why your system has gzip on it. And zip. And bzip2.
> Flexibility, baby.

I agree. However, a dedicated compression (basically with contents
reordering) would be much better, as even bzip2 -9 compression isn't
very good (due to the limitation on the block size IMHO).

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