AntFlow builds upon Apache Ant to provide a new approach to simplifying system automation that uses pipelines of hot folders chained together to perform a given task. Using XML, it associates an automated task such as data transfer, encryption, or XML processing with a directory on the local system. Whenever a file is copied or written into the hot folder, the associated task is executed and the file is moved to the next hot folder in the pipeline for further processing.
srzip is a compression utility with an interface very similar to gzip or bzip2. Its goal is not to compete with classic compressing and archiving programs, but to offer a framework for testing and learning about various algorithms. Algorithms implemented so far include run-length encoding, static and adaptive Huffman encoding, and Burrows-Wheeler transformation.
MyPurgeLogs is a script that can delete files older than a number of days and can rotate and compress other files. It simply reads a configuration file to know what it must do. Wildcards for directories and files are allowed. The compression's method is determined to optimize the free space on the filesystem. This script has only been tested on AIX.
bzip2smp parallelizes the bzip2 compression process to achieve a near-linear performance increase on SMP machines. On a two-processor Xeon machine, the speedup is around 180%. The tool's main purpose is to aid performing heavy-duty server backups. It can also be used on modern desktop multicore processors (such as AMD Athlon64 X2 and Intel Pentium D).
fuse.gunzip is a filesystem for FUSE that provides transparent decompression of files. The goal is to expedite reading of files by reducing both file size and fragmentation. fuse.gunzip is not a real filesystem such as ext2 or ext3. fuse.gunzip is a virtual proxy filesystem. Compressed files appear as uncompressed when read by the kernel or processes through fuse.gunzip. Any type of file can be compressed.