ANN: C-Blosc2 2.1.1 released

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Francesc Alted

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# Announcing C-Blosc2 2.1.1
A fast, compressed and persistent binary data store library for C.

## What is new?

The Blosc development team is happy to announce a new release of C-Blosc2.
This is a maintenance release for fixing a bug affecting [ARM platforms](https://github.com/Blosc/c-blosc2/issues/392)).  Also more warnings and fuzzer issues has been fixed.

C-Blosc2 should be backward compatible with C-Blosc, so you can start using
it right away and increasingly start to use its new functionality, like the
new filters, prefilters, super-chunks and frames.
See docs in: https://blosc2.readthedocs.io

For more info, please see the release notes in:

https://github.com/Blosc/c-blosc2/blob/main/RELEASE_NOTES.md

Also, there is blog post introducing the most relevant changes in Blosc2:

https://www.blosc.org/posts/blosc2-ready-general-review/

## What is it?

Blosc2 is a high performance data container optimized for binary data.
It builds on the shoulders of Blosc, the high performance meta-compressor
(https://github.com/Blosc/c-blosc).

Blosc2 expands the capabilities of Blosc by providing a higher lever
container that is able to store many chunks on it (hence the super-block name).  It supports storing data on both memory and disk using the same API.  Also, it adds more compressors and filters.

## Download sources

The github repository is over here:

https://github.com/Blosc/c-blosc2

Blosc is distributed using the BSD license, see LICENSES/BLOSC2.txt
for details.

## Mailing list

There is an official Blosc mailing list at:

bl...@googlegroups.com
http://groups.google.es/group/blosc

## Tweeter feed

Please follow @Blosc2 to get informed about the latest developments.


Enjoy Data!
- The Blosc Development Team

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