[Numpy-discussion] Is there anyway to read raw binary file via pytable?

Francesc Alted faltet@pytables....
Wed Jul 28 11:20:21 CDT 2010

A Wednesday 28 July 2010 18:05:11 脑关(BrainGateway)生命科学仪器 escrigué:
> it seems like pytable only support HDF5. I had some 500GB numerical arrays
> to process. Pytable claims to have some advance feature to enhance
> processing speed and largely reduce physical memory requirement. However, I
> do not wanna touch the raw data I had. Simply because I do not have doubled
> diskspace to covert all 10TB data into HDF5. Is there any way to let
>  pytable read raw binary files or alternatively to package raw files into
>  HDF5 format without change the files themselves.?

No, PyTables does not support raw data directly.  You have to convert to HDF5 

For further questions about this, please use the PyTables list over here:



Francesc Alted

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