Re: [netcdfgroup] NetCDF external links

Does the virtual capability, or the external link capability, support an HTTP 
URL?  That is, would it be possible to construct a virtual dataset that is 
spread over multiple Web Object Storage locations in the cloud?

On Jul 13, 2016, at 6:54 PM, Aleksandar Jelenak 
<ajelenak@xxxxxxxxxxxx<mailto:ajelenak@xxxxxxxxxxxx>> wrote:


On Jul 13, 2016, at 4:40 PM, Roy Mendelssohn - NOAA Federal 
<roy.mendelssohn@xxxxxxxx<mailto:roy.mendelssohn@xxxxxxxx>> wrote:

that if one of those underlying files is missing,
then I assume the whole dataset is unreadable.

I have been wondering that myself.  Is there anyone from HDF that can answer 
that?

There are settings in HDF5 API that can set how the library should behave. It 
can either stop at the first missing source dataset or it can continue to the 
last.

https://www.hdfgroup.org/HDF5/doc/RM/RM_H5P.html#Property-SetVirtualView

https://www.hdfgroup.org/HDF5/doc/RM/RM_H5P.html#Property-SetVirtualPrintfGap

-Aleksandar
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