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#1677 new enhancement

blosc compression

Reported by: Antoine Martin Owned by: Antoine Martin
Priority: major Milestone: 3.0
Component: core Version: trunk
Keywords: Cc:


See python-blosc.

It does things that make it potentially a better fit than lz4:

  • filters can compress 32-bit values better (RGBA / RGBX)
  • it isn't as fast as lz4 (but still plenty fast), and compresses better
  • releasegil option
  • multi-threading

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