Members of the HDF5 users community can register VOL connectors for use with HDF5.
To register a VOL connector please contact The HDF Helpdesk with the following information:
- Contact information for the developer requesting a new identifier
- Short description of the new connector
- Links to any relevant information including licensing information
Here is the current policy regarding VOL connector identifier assignment:
Please contact the maintainer of a VOL connector for help implementing the plugin.
List of VOL Connectors Registered with The HDF Group
|Connector||Connector Identifier||Search Name*||Short Description||URL|
|Asynchronous I/O||512||async||Provides support for asynchronous operations to HDF5||https://github.com/hpc-io/vol-async|
|Cache||513||cache||Provides support for multi-level, multi-location data caching to dataset I/O operations||https://github.com/hpc-io/vol-cache|
|DAOS||4004||daos||Designed to utilize the DAOS object storage system by use of the DAOS API||https://github.com/HDFGroup/vol-daos|
|pass-through||517||pass_through_ext||Provides a simple example of a VOL connector||https://github.com/hpc-io/vol-external-passthrough|
|REST||REST||Designed to utilize web-based storage systems by use of the HDF5 REST APIs||https://github.com/HDFGroup/vol-rest|
* The Search Name provides a mechanism for searching for a VOL.