[gdal-dev] Maximum writable GDAL raster size (rows x columns and/or filesize in bytes)

Even Rouault even.rouault at spatialys.com
Mon Sep 13 09:14:46 PDT 2021


I would expect the limits to be beyond the capacity of any conceivable 
hard disk. If you've a reproducer (you can possibly use the gdal_create 
utility to create a dummy input file), please file a ticket about that


Le 13/09/2021 à 15:58, Eric Patton via gdal-dev a écrit :
> Hi,
> I'm using MB-System to write very large GMT netCDF 4-byte float format 
> rasters, and I need to know what is the maximum raster size I can 
> write (rows x columns and/or filesize in bytes).
> I had a large gdalwarp process running that was killed, probably on 
> the order of several tens of thousands of rows and columns, but I 
> can't tell if it was my operating system (Linux Mint 20.2) or GDAL 
> that kiiled it.
> Does GDAL impose any limits, and if so, what are they? How can I 
> calculate what my operating system filesize limit would be?
> Thanks,
> --
> Eric
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My software is free, but my time generally not.

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