[Numpy-discussion] Huge arrays

David Warde-Farley dwf@cs.toronto....
Wed Sep 9 16:52:41 CDT 2009


On 9-Sep-09, at 4:48 AM, Francesc Alted wrote:

> Yes, this later is supported in PyTables as long as the underlying  
> filesystem
> supports files > 2 GB, which is very usual in modern operating  
> systems.

I think the OP said he was on Win32, in which case it should be noted:  
FAT32 has its upper file size limit at 4GB (minus one byte), so  
storing both your arrays as one file on a FAT32 partition is a no-no.

David


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