​Release of HDF5 1.14.4 (Newsletter #202)

The HDF 1.14.4 release is now available from the HDF5 1.14.4 download page.

This is a maintenance release with several nice improvements and additions:

  • Added support for the _Float16 16-bit floating-point datatype to allow for more efficient storage and improved performance.
  • Improved performance when converting datatypes.
  • Cloud-optimized HDF5 changes and improvements including some changes for page buffering and support for temporary credentials with the read-only S3 VFD.
  • Build system changes, fixes for CVE issues (HDF5 is still CVE-free!), and many other improvements and bug fixes.

Please see the full release notes for detailed information regarding this release.

We maintain a release schedule in the README on Github. As always, feel free to post on the forum with any questions.


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