Data Storage and Compression

Nov 7th, 2014
Computer Science
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Question description

As one of your first assignments as the new data center manager, the CIO has asked you to research and discuss the most common lossless compression methods employed, including the following:

  • Huffman coding
  • Arithmetic coding
  • Run-length coding
  • Lempel-ziv coding

The CIO has asked that you provide a paper of 2-3 pages on your findings.

  • The CIO wishes to use this information to assess the further use of the Huffman encoding method currently used by the organization against the other encoding methods available.
  • The CIO has asked that in your paper you provide a high-level overview of each of the encoding methods.
  • List the advantages and disadvantages of each followed by your recommendation for the organization.

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