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Table 8 Compression memory usage of evaluated tools

From: MZPAQ: a FASTQ data compression tool

Dataset SRR554369 SRR327342 MH0001 SRR1284073 SRR870667 ERR174310
Gzip 1.8 1.9 1.8 1.9 1.8 1.9
Bzip2 7.8 8.7 8.8 8.3 7.7 8.7
LZMA 691.4 691.5 691.3 691.4 691.4 691.3
Leon 382.2 385.7 95.1 4213.5 1858 3324.6
SCALCE 1429.9 3111.2 2584.2 N/A 5424.5 5450.4
Slimfastq 82.5 82.5 82.5 N/A 82.5 82.6
LFQC 1445.2 1189.5 1540.9 1522 N/A N/A
MZPAQ 2398.8 2901.8 2691 2385.6 4544.5 5326.4
  1. N/A refers to unsuccessful compression
  2. The values in bold typeface represent the best performance