pigz 2.7-GCCcore-12.2.0

pigz, which stands for parallel implementation of gzip, is a fully functional replacement for gzip that exploits multiple processors and multiple cores to the hilt when compressing data. pigz was written by Mark Adler, and uses the zlib and pthread libraries.

Accessing pigz 2.7-GCCcore-12.2.0

To load the module for pigz 2.7-GCCcore-12.2.0 please use this command on the BEAR systems (BlueBEAR and BEAR Cloud VMs):

📋 module load bear-apps/2022b
module load pigz/2.7-GCCcore-12.2.0

BEAR Apps Version




The listed architectures consist of two part: OS-CPU. The OS used is represented by EL and there are several different processor (CPU) types available on BlueBEAR. More information about the processor types on BlueBEAR is available on the BlueBEAR Job Submission page.

More Information

For more information visit the pigz website.


This version of pigz has a direct dependency on: GCCcore/12.2.0 zlib/1.2.12-GCCcore-12.2.0

Required By

This version of pigz is a direct dependent of: cutadapt/4.4-GCCcore-12.2.0 dcm2niix/1.0.20230411-GCCcore-12.2.0

Other Versions

These versions of pigz are available on the BEAR systems (BlueBEAR and BEAR Cloud VMs). These will be retained in accordance with our Applications Support and Retention Policy.

Last modified on 25th October 2023