7z

  • apt-get install p7zip-full
  • 7za a ./dump.sql.7z ./dump.sql
    • a – add to archive
  • tar -cpf – /home/goober | 7za a -si -mx=9 /tmp/myarchive.tar.7z 1>/dev/null 2>&1
  • 7za e ./dump.sql.7z
    • x - will eXtract with the full paths
    • e - will just extract all the files into the same directory, which is probably not what you want.