LZMA Compression

This test measures the time needed to compress a file using LZMA compression.

Learn more about this test at the upstream project site: http://www.7-zip.org/sdk.html.

Use with caution this test profile is currently marked Deprecated.

This utility test profile is maintained by apaige. This OpenBenchmarking.org test profile was created on 6 December 2010 and last updated on 4 December 2018. To run this test with the Phoronix Test Suite, the basic command is: phoronix-test-suite benchmark compress-lzma.

This test has an average install time of 1 second and an average run-time of 9 minutes, 20 seconds.

200k+ Downloads + 5k+ Public Benchmark Results

Installation StatsTest Completion StatsOpenBenchmarking.orgEventsLZMA Compression Popularitypts/compress-lzma2015.102015.122016.022016.042016.062016.082016.102016.122017.022017.042017.062017.082017.102017.122018.022018.042018.062018.082018.102018.122019.022019.042019.062019.082019.102019.122020.022020.042020.062020.088001600240032004000

* Data based on those opting to upload their test results to OpenBenchmarking.org and users enabling the opt-in anonymous statistics reporting.

Revision History

pts/compress-lzma-1.3.1   [View Source]   04 Dec 2018 12:14 EST
Mark as deprecated as much better alternatives like Zstd, XZ, 7-zip, and even Gzip for relevancy compress-* tests available.

pts/compress-lzma-1.3.0   [View Source]   20 Jan 2016 19:36 EST
Update against upstream and switch file compression to using Linux kernel snapshot

pts/compress-lzma-1.2.0   [View Source]   06 Dec 2010 14:36 EST
Initial import into OpenBenchmarking.org

Performance Metrics

Analyze Test Configuration:

LZMA Compression

256MB File Compression

OpenBenchmarking.org metrics for this test profile configuration based on 2,237 public samples since 20 January 2016 with the latest data as of 16 October 2020.

Below is an overview of the generalized performance for components where there is sufficient statistically significant data based upon user-uploaded results. It is important to keep in mind particularly in the Linux/open-source space there can be vastly different OS configurations, with this overview intended to offer just general guidance as to the performance expectations.

Component
Percentile Rank
Seconds (Average)
Mid-Tier
75th
> 287
Median
50th
346
Low-Tier
25th
> 440
OpenBenchmarking.orgDistribution Of Public Results - 256MB File Compression2237 Results Range From 182 To 101331 Seconds18222054228625182741029712320143431636618389204122243524458264812850430527325503457336596386194064242665446884671148734507575278054803568265884960872628956491866941689647098773010750337705679079811028312585148871718919491217932409526397286993091013325001000150020002500

Based on OpenBenchmarking.org data, the selected test / test configuration (LZMA Compression - 256MB File Compression) has an average run-time of 4 minutes. By default this test profile is set to run at least 3 times but may increase if the standard deviation exceeds pre-defined defaults or other calculations deem additional runs necessary for greater statistical accuracy of the result.

OpenBenchmarking.orgMinutesTime Required To Complete Benchmark256MB File CompressionRun-Time816243240Min: 1 / Avg: 4.18 / Max: 37

Based on public OpenBenchmarking.org results, the selected test / test configuration has an average standard deviation of 0.6%.

OpenBenchmarking.orgPercent, Fewer Is BetterAverage Deviation Between Runs256MB File CompressionDeviation3691215Min: 0 / Avg: 0.57 / Max: 12

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