How to get a list of names (variables) of data stored in a HDF5 file using pandas in python ?

How to get a list of names (variables) of data stored in a HDF5 file using pandas in python ?

Daidalos May 27, 2020


Example of how to get a list of names (variables) of data stored in a HDF5 file using pandas in python

1 -- Read the file

First, to read an HDF5 file using pandas, we can do:

store = pd.HDFStore('data.hdf5')

or

with pd.HDFStore('data.hdf5') as store:
     ...
    ...

2-- Get a list of names (variables) of data stored in a HDF5 file using pandas

To get the name of all data stored in the hdf5 file, a solution is to use keys() :

store.keys()

or

with pd.HDFStore('data.hdf5') as store:
    print(store.keys())

3 -- References