Apache CouchDB

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This is an Erlang NIF for Google's snappy fast compressor and decompressor.

Google snappy's official repository and bug tracking system is at:

Its source is included in this project.



performance tests

Snappy is much faster than zlib's deflate compression, specially for reasonably large amounts of data. Here follow a few basic tests.