lzbench

lzbench is an in-memory benchmark of various compressors. The file used for compression is a Linux kernel source tree tarball.

To run this test with the Phoronix Test Suite, the basic command is: phoronix-test-suite benchmark lzbench.

Project Site

github.com

Test Created

8 August 2017

Last Updated

21 January 2021

Test Maintainer

Michael Larabel 

Test Type

Processor

Average Install Time

1 Minute, 9 Seconds

Average Run Time

2 Minutes, 38 Seconds

Test Dependencies

C/C++ Compiler Toolchain

Accolades

50k+ Downloads

Supported Platforms


Public Result Uploads *Reported Installs **Reported Test Completions **Test Profile Page Views ***OpenBenchmarking.orgEventslzbench Popularity Statisticspts/lzbench2017.082017.102017.122018.022018.042018.062018.082018.102018.122019.022019.042019.062019.082019.102019.122020.022020.042020.062020.082020.102020.122021.022021.042021.062K4K6K8K10K
* Uploading of benchmark result data to OpenBenchmarking.org is always optional (opt-in) via the Phoronix Test Suite for users wishing to share their results publicly.
** Data based on those opting to upload their test results to OpenBenchmarking.org and users enabling the opt-in anonymous statistics reporting while running benchmarks from an Internet-connected platform.
*** Test profile page view reporting began March 2021.
Data current as of 16 June 2021.
Brotli 014.0%Brotli 214.7%Zstd 815.1%Libdeflate 112.6%XZ 013.4%Crush 014.7%Zstd 115.5%Test Option PopularityOpenBenchmarking.org
Compression50.6%Decompression49.4%Process Option PopularityOpenBenchmarking.org

Revision History

pts/lzbench-1.1.1   [View Source]   Thu, 21 Jan 2021 10:32:16 GMT
Update against point release for build fix.

pts/lzbench-1.1.0   [View Source]   Fri, 28 Feb 2020 17:25:44 GMT
Update against upstream lzbench 1.8, add Windows support.

pts/lzbench-1.0.0   [View Source]   Tue, 08 Aug 2017 14:58:27 GMT
Initial commit of an lzbench test profile, an in-memory compressor comparison benchmark.

Suites Using This Test

Compression Tests

CPU Massive

Single-Threaded


Performance Metrics

Analyze Test Configuration:

lzbench 1.8

Test: Zstd 1 - Process: Decompression

OpenBenchmarking.org metrics for this test profile configuration based on 762 public results since 28 February 2020 with the latest data as of 16 June 2021.

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
# Compatible Public Results
MB/s (Average)
100th
6
2398 +/- 140
100th
3
2232 +/- 9
99th
4
2218 +/- 10
98th
12
2090 +/- 207
98th
6
2063 +/- 217
96th
8
2004 +/- 15
95th
6
1983 +/- 36
95th
3
1962 +/- 43
94th
4
1934 +/- 172
94th
3
1927 +/- 2
92nd
10
1859 +/- 220
91st
4
1821 +/- 171
86th
4
1746 +/- 213
85th
4
1729 +/- 145
84th
3
1708 +/- 1
84th
6
1707 +/- 153
82nd
14
1694 +/- 5
80th
8
1660 +/- 243
80th
8
1657 +/- 118
79th
7
1640 +/- 119
78th
4
1612 +/- 193
78th
4
1609 +/- 196
78th
5
1608 +/- 2
77th
6
1605 +/- 194
76th
3
1602 +/- 3
76th
4
1601 +/- 5
76th
5
1597 +/- 166
Mid-Tier
75th
< 1595
75th
3
1586 +/- 7
74th
3
1580 +/- 1
70th
9
1565 +/- 2
68th
10
1561 +/- 136
68th
10
1556 +/- 183
67th
4
1551 +/- 9
67th
4
1548 +/- 186
66th
4
1542 +/- 118
66th
4
1537 +/- 140
62nd
4
1509 +/- 174
62nd
4
1503 +/- 106
61st
4
1502 +/- 142
58th
6
1478 +/- 204
57th
3
1463 +/- 9
57th
4
1463 +/- 2
55th
4
1447 +/- 143
55th
3
1435 +/- 2
54th
5
1432 +/- 131
51st
4
1390 +/- 167
Median
50th
1382
49th
11
1358 +/- 134
49th
6
1349 +/- 116
49th
5
1349 +/- 188
47th
8
1336 +/- 200
45th
4
1323 +/- 130
43rd
5
1302 +/- 80
42nd
5
1279 +/- 132
42nd
4
1278 +/- 102
41st
3
1258 +/- 111
41st
4
1255 +/- 127
40th
3
1247 +/- 1
40th
12
1241 +/- 97
39th
4
1234 +/- 29
38th
3
1228 +/- 1
37th
6
1226 +/- 150
37th
3
1219 +/- 12
34th
3
1186 +/- 10
34th
5
1183 +/- 27
31st
4
1160 +/- 88
29th
4
1150 +/- 106
29th
4
1148 +/- 6
Low-Tier
25th
< 1137
22nd
3
1108 +/- 1
21st
5
1095 +/- 123
19th
3
1080 +/- 2
18th
4
1062 +/- 104
12th
5
874 +/- 65
10th
3
801 +/- 4
5th
3
518 +/- 5
OpenBenchmarking.orgDistribution Of Public Results - Test: Zstd 1 - Process: Decompression762 Results Range From 148 To 2490 MB/s148196244292340388436484532580628676724772820868916964101210601108115612041252130013481396144414921540158816361684173217801828187619241972202020682116216422122260230823562404245225001530456075

Based on OpenBenchmarking.org data, the selected test / test configuration (lzbench 1.8 - Test: Zstd 1 - Process: Decompression) has an average run-time of 2 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 BenchmarkTest: Zstd 1 - Process: DecompressionRun-Time246810Min: 1 / Avg: 1.05 / Max: 3

Based on public OpenBenchmarking.org results, the selected test / test configuration has an average standard deviation of 0.1%.

OpenBenchmarking.orgPercent, Fewer Is BetterAverage Deviation Between RunsTest: Zstd 1 - Process: DecompressionDeviation246810Min: 0 / Avg: 0.11 / Max: 2

Does It Scale Well With Increasing Cores?

No, based on the automated analysis of the collected public benchmark data, this test / test settings does not generally scale well with increasing CPU core counts. Data based on publicly available results for this test / test settings, separated by vendor, result divided by the reference CPU clock speed, grouped by matching physical CPU core count, and normalized against the smallest core count tested from each vendor for each CPU having a sufficient number of test samples and statistically significant data.

AMDIntelOpenBenchmarking.orgRelative Core Scaling To Baselzbench CPU Core ScalingTest: Zstd 1 - Process: Decompression46812161832640.46880.93761.40641.87522.344

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