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Tutorials About the HDF5 or using HDF5/HF5 format

The Hierarchical Data Format version 5 (HDF5), is an open file format that supports large, complex, heterogensous data. Below, you will find a set of activities that focus on teaching key concepts surrounding:

  1. What the HDF5 file format is.
  2. The potential benefits of using HDF5 to store your data.
  3. What HDF5 files look like.
  4. How to work with HDF5 files in the R programming language - step-by-step including sample code.
  5. How to create HDF5 files.