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snappy

https://github.com/Brooooooklyn/snappy/actions Install size

!!! For snappy@6.x and below, please go to node-snappy.

More background about the 6-7 changes, please read this, Thanks @kesla .

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Fastest Snappy compression library in Node.js, powered by napi-rs and rust-snappy.

For small size data, snappyjs is faster, and it support browser. But it doesn't have async API, which is important for Node.js program.

Install this package

yarn add snappy

Support matrix

node12node14node16
Windows x64
Windows x32
Windows arm64
macOS x64
macOS arm64
Linux x64 gnu
Linux x64 musl
Linux arm gnu
Linux arm64 gnu
Linux arm64 musl
Android arm64
FreeBSD x64

API

export function compressSync(
input: Buffer | string | ArrayBuffer | Uint8Array,
): Buffer
export function compress(
input: Buffer | string | ArrayBuffer | Uint8Array,
): Promise<Buffer>
export function uncompressSync(compressed: Buffer): Buffer
export function uncompress(compressed: Buffer): Promise<Buffer>

Performance

Hardware

Model Name: MacBook Pro
Model Identifier: MacBookPro15,1
Processor Name: 6-Core Intel Core i7
Processor Speed: 2.6 GHz
Number of Processors: 1
Total Number of Cores: 6
L2 Cache (per Core): 256 KB
L3 Cache: 12 MB
Hyper-Threading Technology: Enabled
Memory: 16 GB

Result

Running "Compress" suite...
Progress: 25%
snappy:
1 426 ops/s, ±2.26%
gzip:
152 ops/s, ±1.54%
deflate:
155 ops/s, ±2.14%
brotli:
3 ops/s, ±3.43% | slowest, 99.79% slower
Finished 4 cases!
Fastest: snappy
Slowest: brotli
Running "Decompress" suite...
Progress: 25%
snappy:
2 771 ops/s, ±1.13%
gzip:
854 ops/s, ±6.99%
deflate:
877 ops/s, ±3.19%
brotli:
638 ops/s, ±2.31% | slowest, 76.98% slower
Finished 4 cases!
Fastest: snappy
Slowest: brotli
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