h5py 2.7.0

The h5py package is a Pythonic interface to the HDF5 binary data format.

It lets you store huge amounts of numerical data, and easily manipulate that data from NumPy. For example, you can slice into multi-terabyte datasets stored on disk, as if they were real NumPy arrays. Thousands of datasets can be stored in a single file, categorized and tagged however you want.

Accessing the software

To load the module (choose depending on the version of Python you are using):

$ module load apps/h5py/2.7.0-python-2.7.11
$ module load apps/h5py/2.7.0-python-3.5.2

h5py is a Python package. It needs to be imported into your Python script to be used:

import h5py

<h5py commands>

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 h5py website for more information on this application.

Last modified: 07 August 2017


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