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How can I set up on-the-fly/transparent compression?

I have huge data sets to deal with, and so my 1TB drive is filling up quickly. However, the data is highly compressible when using LZMA (7zip, bzip2). The only file system with transparent compression ...
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btrfs and missing free space

I converted my ext4 partition to btrfs and deleted the save subvolume after doing so. Then I enabled the compression (lzo) of the filessystem in the fstab file and everything is correct so far. Then ...
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ramdisk, compressed, writeable, no swap

I need a ramdisk who handle transparent realtime compression on write and decompression on read. Example : I use /dev/shm, or I create a new tmpfs, mount it writeable and compressed. I wrote and ...