Information about software packages installed on the ICHEC systems.
HDF5 is a general purpose library and file format for storing scientific data. HDF5 can store two primary objects: datasets and groups. A dataset is essentially a multidimensional array of data elements, and a group is a structure for organizing objects in an HDF5 file. Using these two basic objects, one can create and store almost any kind of scientific data structure, such as images, arrays of vectors, and structured and unstructured grids.
HDF5 is currently available on the ICHEC systems with Intel compiler support only. It is strongly recommended that Intel compilers are used; If GNU compiler versions are required, please contact ICHEC staff via the Helpdesk.
HDF5 is supplied with Fortran, C++ and parallel-IO support.
To use HDF5 load the relevant environment module:
Further information can be obtained at http://www.hdfgroup.org/HDF5/.