Tag Archives: file formats

starting with hdf5 — writing a data cube in C

pre(r)amble Let us start using hdf5 to write out a “data cube” — in our example a series of scalar values f(x, y, z). hdf5 is a library written in C but it can be called from many programming languages. … Continue reading

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file formats for scientific data

I spent some time this last winter examining a variety of file formats for storing scientific data.  I also organized a “debate” in Los Alamos with people presenting various file formats.  I reached the following conclusions: For itsy-bitsy-teeny-weeny data files, … Continue reading

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