Data growth has been tremendous in the last decade and shows no signs of stopping. To deal with this trend database technologies have implemented a number of approaches, and data compression is by far the most common and important. Compression in open source databases is complicated, and there are a lot of different approaches – each with their own implications.
In this talk we will perform a survey of compression in some of the most popular open source database engines including: Innodb, TokuDB, MongoDB, WiredTiger, RocksDB, and PostgreSQL.
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