feather-format 0.3.1

Feather is a fast, lightweight, and easy-to-use binary file format for storing data frames. It has a few specific design goals:

  • Lightweight, minimal API: make pushing data frames in and out of memory as simple as possible

  • Language agnostic: Feather files are the same whether written by Python or R code. Other languages can read and write Feather files, too.

  • High read and write performance. When possible, Feather operations should be bound by local disk performance.

Accessing the software

To load the module:

$ module load feather-format/0.3.1-iomkl-2018a-Python-3.6.3

feather-format is a Python module and must be imported in your Python script before use. This can be done using the following import command:

import feather

Accessing Previous Versions

Wherever possible, previous versions of this application will be retained for continuity, especially for research projects that require a consistent version of the software throughout the project. Such versions, however, may be unsupported by IT Services or the applications vendor, and may be withdrawn at short or no notice if they can no longer run on the cluster - for example, essential operating system upgrades may be incompatible with old versions.

At present there are no previous versions of this application on the BlueBEAR service.

Known Problems & Limitations


Other Information

The Support Level for this application is An.

Visit the Feather website for more information regarding this application.

Last modified: 25 June 2018


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