Ubuntu Installs Made 10% Faster Using Facebook Tech

If you long to install Ubuntu a little bit faster help it at hand thanks to some nifty open-source tech developed by Facebook. Using Zstandard (zstd), a ‘lossless data compression algorithm’ developed by Facebook, Ubuntu developers have been able to speed up Ubuntu installs by 10%. While Zstd is primarily designed for use in “real-time compression scenarios” it is […]

This post, Ubuntu Installs Made 10% Faster Using Facebook Tech, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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