Posts tagged Compression

Multi-core File Compression


by Douglas Eadline, Cluster Monkey
Every now and then there are really nifty multi-core applications that help with some of the more mundane Linux HPC chores. The -j option for make is one such example. I recently stumbled upon two other applications that take advantage of multi-core for file compression.

The two packages are parallel gzip and [...]

Compression for High-Quality, High Bandwidth Video


by Stewart Taylor, Intel Corporation
This article provides an introduction to video compression and decompression algorithms, including two popular specifications for video compression, and the handling of video compression in the Intel® Integrated Performance Primitives (Intel® IPP).
Overview of Coding
Image and video encoders and decoders, in software called codecs, are intended to compress their media for storage [...]

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