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HDF (Hierarchical Data Format) is a multi-object file format that facilitates the transfer of various types of scientific data between machines and operating systems.

HDF5 is installed on blacklight.

All HDF routines require the header "hdf.h" to be included.

Blacklight Usage

  1. Create a batch script to
    1. Set up the module command
    2. Load the HDF module
      module load hdf5
    3. Compile your code, usingh5cc (for C) orh5fc(for Fortran). Both compilers are available on blacklight.
      h5cc code.c 
  2. Submit the job with the qsub command