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Hi Ed, As everyone has suggested, there are various perverse access patterns where chunking can help, but I would generally suggest creating non-extendible datasets as contiguous. Quincey > Howdy all! > > Another question relating to chunking - if we don't need it (i.e. for > a dataset with no unlimited dimensions), do we still chunk it? > > Or is it better to leave it contiguous? > > (With the mental reservation that only chunked datasets will be able > to take advantage of compression, when we get to that feature.) > > Thanks! > > Ed >