pigz -parallel gzip

2012-03-26 1 min read Fedora Linux
Here is a short description of pigz: pigz, which stands for parallel implementation of gzip, is a fully functional replacement for gzip that exploits multiple processors and multiple cores to the hilt when compressing data. And for the installation: sudo yum install pigz With pigz, if you don’t have many things running on your multi processor machine then you will see a significant improvement when you are gzipping the files. Continue reading