Zstandard compression plugin for HDF5
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HDF5Plugin-Zstandard

HDF5 is a data model, library, and file format for storing and managing data. It supports an unlimited variety of datatypes, and is designed for flexible and efficient I/O and for high volume and complex data. HDF5 is portable and is extensible, allowing applications to evolve in their use of HDF5. The HDF5 Technology suite includes tools and applications for managing, manipulating, viewing, and analyzing data in the HDF5 format.

https://support.hdfgroup.org/HDF5/


Zstandard is a real-time compression algorithm, providing high compression ratios. It offers a very wide range of compression/speed trade-off, while being backed by a very fast decoder.

http://www.zstd.net


This repository provides an implementation of Zstandard compression filter plugin for HDF5 with the assigned filter code 32015.


Build

This plugin can be built with cmake and installed as shared library to /usr/local/hdf5/lib/plugin (or a custom path).

cmake .
make
sudo make install