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Table 5 Total time of different tools on 8 FASTQ datasets with maximum bandwidth

From: GTZ: a fast compression and cloud transmission tool optimized for FASTQ files

Dataset Size (MB) Compression Time (s) + Data best upload time
GTZ DSRC2 QUIP LW-FQZip Fqzcomp LFQC pigz
ERR233152 556.1 19.0 13.4 10.4 284.4 13.4 297.4 3.4
SRR935126 9754.6 49.0 48.8 202.8 3973.8 198.8 3617.8 136.8
SRR489793 12,807 51.0 59.2 353.2 4903.2 299.2 4263.2 132.2
SRR801793 2756.2 43.0 30.2 61.2 1214.2 75.2 1145.2 24.2
SRR125858 50,744.2 178.0 193.6 1084.6 18,340.6 1017.6 10,242.6 521.6
SRR5419422 15,094.6 26.0 19.1 341.1 4246.1 279.1 ERROR 79.1
ERR1137269 56,543 117.0 77.2 851.2 12,063.2 896.2 ERROR 258.2
NA12878 (read 2) 202,631 820.0 862.1 4865.1 TLE 4551.1 TLE 782.1
Average speed (MB/s)   269.3 269.1 45.2 7.8 47.9 17.9 181.1
  1. The best results of all the tools are boldfaced