[Numpy-discussion] Pickle, pytables, and sqlite - loading and saving recarray's

Andrew Straw strawman@astraw....
Fri Jul 20 03:59:13 CDT 2007


Gael Varoquaux wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 19, 2007 at 09:42:42PM -0500, Vincent Nijs wrote:
>>    I'd luv to hear from people using sqlite, pytables, and cPickle about
>>    their experiences.
> 
> I was about to point you to this discussion:
> http://projects.scipy.org/pipermail/scipy-user/2007-April/011724.html
> 
> but I see that you participated in it.
> 
> I store data from each of my experimental run with pytables. What I like
> about it is the hierarchical organization of the data which allows me to
> save a complete description of the experiment, with strings, and
> extensible data structures. Another thing I like is that I can load this
> in Matlab (I can provide enhanced script for hdf5, if somebody wants
> them), and I think it is possible to read hdf5 in Origin. I don't use
> these software, but some colleagues do.

I want that Matlab script! I have colleagues with whom the least common 
denominator is currently .mat files. I'd be much happier if it was hdf5 
files. Can you post it on the scipy wiki cookbook? (Or the pytables wiki?)

Cheers!
Andrew


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