HDFStore.put(key, value, format=None, append=False, **kwargs)

Store object in HDFStore

Parameters :

key : object

value : {Series, DataFrame, Panel}

format : ‘fixed(f)|table(t)’, default is ‘fixed’

fixed(f) : Fixed format

Fast writing/reading. Not-appendable, nor searchable

table(t) : Table format

Write as a PyTables Table structure which may perform worse but allow more flexible operations like searching / selecting subsets of the data

append : boolean, default False

This will force Table format, append the input data to the existing.

encoding : default None, provide an encoding for strings