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Data Management and I/O optimization

NERSC provides a number of tools and technologies to represent and store data, including databases and I/O libraries optimized for HPC. We also have a range of resources to help users optimize their I/O, including tutorials and best practices. 

I/O Libraries

NERSC recommends the use of modern, scientific I/O libraries (HDF5, NetCDF, ROOT) to represent and store scientific data. Read More »

Databases

We provide database technologies (MongoDB, SciDB, MySQL, PostGreSQL) for our users as a complementary mechanism for storing and accessing data. Read More »