Automation Designer - Export Dataset - Compress in GZIP (GZ)


An option to compress exported datasets in GZIP (GZ extension) would be great.

We now have a "Compress file in zip format" but it would be great to have the GIZP (GZ) option as it is way more efficient to use the data when using external programs such as SAS.

Thanks !

That would be easy to add. Are there any other options that would be helpful to you or anyone else? 7zip? sfx? options for compression levels?

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This is great news !
SAS can indeed read/write GZ files on the fly whereas it needs to decompress a ZIP archive somewhere before accessing the data.
This is a huge difference in terms of efficiency and space needed...especially for CSV output with millions of rows :wink:
Thanks for swift answer !