[Numpy-discussion] Only integer scalar arrays can be converted to a scalar index

Chris Barker - NOAA Federal chris.barker at noaa.gov
Fri Sep 15 18:16:27 EDT 2017

No thoughts on optimizing memory, but that indexing error probably comes
from np.mean producing float results. An astype call shoulder that work.


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On Sep 15, 2017, at 5:51 PM, Robert McLeod <robbmcleod at gmail.com> wrote:

On Fri, Sep 15, 2017 at 2:37 PM, Elliot Hallmark <Permafacture at gmail.com>

> Nope. Numpy only works on in memory arrays. You can determine your own
> chunking strategy using hdf5, or something like dask can figure that
> strategy out for you. With numpy you might worry about not accidentally
> making duplicates or intermediate arrays, but that's the extent of memory
> optimization you can do in numpy itself.

NumPy does have it's own memory map variant on ndarray:


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