Author: Lori Cooper

The group at BioSimulations.org has been doing some very interesting work using HSDS on Kubernetes to store biomodelling data and visualizing the results using Vega as described in the paper below. Biosimulations chose to use HSDS due to its support for very large data sets,  REST API (for use with web applications), and its ability to run on Google Cloud as well as on-premise installations. ...

Hermes is a distributed I/O buffering system for deep distributed storage hierarchies, which are commonly found on modern HPC systems. On December 1st, 2021, members of the Hermes team gave a presentation to show Hermes in action, talk about the new release and plan for future development. Here are the materials from that session: Slide Deck - Part I - Intro, Overview, and FAQ Slide Deck - Part II - Demonstration https://youtu.be/zDmUdynklJs    ...

We are excited to announce a new strategy of delivering HDF5 features: Experimental Releases. Experimental releases allow us to get major new features into the hands of our users so that they can test the features and provide feedback before we integrate them into a subsequent maintenance release. Our first experimental release, HDF5 version 1.13.0, is now available....

The agenda for the 2021 HDF5 User Group meeting has been posted. This event, scheduled with US time zones in mind, runs each day October 12-14 from about 9:00 a.m. central to 1:30 p.m. central time and features a variety of speakers on topics including the HDF5 ecosystem, apps, and features. This is event is free and online only; registration is required. We look forward to having you join us!...

On Friday, September 24 at 11:00 a.m. CDT, Dana Robinson and Joe Lee of The HDF Group presented a webinar covering the major new features of the HDF5 1.13.0 release. They discussed the pluggable virtual file drivers (VFDs) and changes to the virtual object layer (VOL) and showed how to build and use the async, pass-through, and cache VOL connectors....