The Hierarchical Data Format HDF5 (and its parallel manifestation HDF5 parallel) is a standard library and data format developed and supported by The HDF Group, and is released under a BSD-like license.
Both serial and parallel versions are available on ARCHER2 as standard modules:
module load cray-hdf5(serial version)
module load cray-hdf5-parallel(MPI parallel version)
module help to locate
cray-specific release notes on a
- There is currently a problem with the module file which means
cray-hdf5-parallelwill not operate correctly in
PrgEnv-aocc. One can load module
epcc-cray-hdf5-parallelinstead as a work-around if
- There are no currently known issues.
Some general comments and information on serial and parallel I/O to ARCHER2 are given in the section on I/O and file systems.
Tutorials and introduction to HDF5 at the HDF5 Group pages.
General information for developers of HDF5.