Google snappy: A fast compressor/decompressor
1. Optimized for:
2. Block compression
Snappy compressor works in 32KB blocks and does not do matching across blocks, it will never produce a bitstream with offsets larger than about 32768. However, the decompressor should not rely on this, as it may change in the future.
3. Snappy is a LZ77-type compressor with a fixed, byte-oriented encoding.
The format of snappy compressed data like the left figure.