[SciPy-user] Real-time plotting and data storage format questions

Stéfan van der Walt stefan@sun.ac...
Thu Apr 3 03:08:57 CDT 2008


On 03/04/2008, Andrew Straw <strawman@astraw.com> wrote:
> I second the pytables recommendation, but if your simulations are in C
>  and want to avoid additional dependencies, you might simply just want to
>  write binary data direct to disk in your own format. Numpy's memmap
>  function can then use them directly if your data are in same-length
>  rows. Note that the term "rows" does not hint at what is actually
>  possible. For example, an n-dimensional array can be one "column" of
>  each such "row".

If you follow this route, you may want to take a look at the new NumPy
.npy format.

Regards
Stéfan


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