Data compression on disk - Deploy

Alpha exposes the option --badger.compression_level to configure the compression level for data on disk using Zstd compression. The option can be set as

dgraph alpha --badger.compression_level=xxx

A higher compression level is more CPU intensive but offers a better compression ratio. The default level is 3.

This option is available in v20.03.1 and later.

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