There are a number of different kinds of compression in MariaDB

Title Description
Encryption, Hashing and Compression Functions Functions used for encryption, hashing and compression.
ColumnStore Compression Mode ColumnStore has the ability to compress data
Compressing Events to Reduce Size of the Binary Log Binlog events can be compressed to save space on disk and in network transfers
InnoDB Page Compression InnoDB page compression, which is more sophisticated than the COMPRESSED row format.
InnoDB Row Formats Overview InnoDB's row formats are REDUNDANT, COMPACT, DYNAMIC, and COMPRESSED.
Storage-Engine Independent Column Compression Storage-engine independent support for column compression.
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