Quick HDF5 with Pandas
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HDF5 is a format designed to store large numerical arrays of homogenous type. It cames particularly handy when you need to organize your data models in a hierarchical fashion and you also need a fast way to retrieve the data. Pandas implements a quick and intuitive interface for this format and in this post will shortly introduce how it works.
We can create a HDF5 file using the HDFStore class…