This test suite consists of tests that measure various forms of file compression such as gzip, bzip2, and 7zip. The same 512MB original file is used in each test. This suite is good for testing the system's processor, memory, and overall system performance.
Phoronix Test Suite. It's as easy as runnning the phoronix-test-suite benchmark pts/compression comand. If the Phoronx Test Suite is already installed with the OpenBenchmarking MIME support enabled, you can also run this test by just clicking on the OpenBenchmarking.org icon to auto-launch the Phoronix Test Suite.
pts/compression-1.0.0 [06 Dec 2010 23:20:07 EST]
- Initial import into OpenBenchmarking.org