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  • Taverna 2.5 released
    • The Taverna team are pleased to announce the release of the Taverna 2.5.0 Workbench and Command Line Tool. Taverna 2.5.0 includes additional functionality (interaction service, PROV support, components), a simplified installation, user interface improvements and bug-fixes. Simplified Installation To simplify installation on common operating systems, Taverna distributions now come bundled with the Java Runtime Environment from OpenJDK and, in [...]
  • DistillFlow simplifies the structure of Taverna workflows
    • Cohen-Boulakia et al from LRI (Univ. Paris Sud) have designed and implemented Distillflow. This tool is able to detect the presence ofredundancies in any workflow (e.g. several calls of the same processor with the same input data). It is then possible to obtain a distilled workflow without redundancy, thus simplified, and equivalent to the original [...]
  • VPH-DARE@IT will use Taverna Technology to fight dementia
    • The Center for Computational Imaging and Simulation Technologies in Biomedicine at The University of Sheffield (http://sheffield.ac.uk/), is leading the “Virtual Physiological Human: DementiA Research Enabled by IT” (VPH-DARE@IT) project, which aims to provide a systematic, multifactorial and multiscale modelling approach to understanding dementia onset and progression and enable more objective, earlier, predictive and individualised diagnoses [...]
  • Professor Goble awarded a CBE for services to science
    • Professor Carole Goble has been awarded a CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) for services to science in the 2014 New Year's Honours List. Carole is a full professor in the the School of Computer Science in the University of Manchester, UK, where she has leads the myGrid team and has co-led [...]
  • Taverna Server 2.4.4 released
    • This is a maintenance release based on an updated Taverna execution engine. Taverna Server 2.5 will be released in January 2014, which will include support for components, provenance and interactions. Taverna Server 2.4 | Taverna Introduction · Taverna features · myExperiment integration · BioCatalogue integration · Why use workflows? What is ‘in silico’ experimentation? What [...]
  • SCAPE shows calling Hadoop from Taverna
    • The Scalable Preservation Environments project http://www.scape-project.eu/ have released a video showing how they use Taverna to  orchestrate Hadoop jobs. The example characterises the content of web archive container files. View this post on Google+
  • Taverna Workbench 3 alpha 2 released
    • The myGrid team at University of Manchester are pleased to announce this second alpha of Taverna 3. This release includes the capability to save and load workflow runs as data bundles. This means that a workflow run and its provenance can be shared with other users and other installations of Taverna. The data bundle format is [...]
  • Taverna-PROV plugin 2.1.5 has been released
    • This update includes support for exporting a whole workflow run as a single data bundle (a ZIP file), which can subsequently be shared using sites like myExperiment and Dropbox.  For installation instructions, see https://github.com/wf4ever/taverna-prov taverna-prov View this post on Google+
  • 10 best practices for workflow design
    • 10 best practices for workflow design Reshared post from +Stian Soiland-Reyes 10 Best practices for workflow design: How to prevent workflow decay. Also see Kristina's paper at http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-952/paper_23.pdf 10 Best Practices for Workflow Design Presented at the 2nd BioVeL Workshop on taxonomic and phylogenetic workflows (http://www.biovel.eu/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=43:ms6-workshop& View this post on Google+
  • Presentation on Components in Taverna Workflows
    • Donal Fellows has posted a slide deck on using Components in Taverna Workflows on SlideShare at http://www.slideshare.net/DonalFellows/scape-components-bootcamp Taverna Components: The Basics This is an introduction to creating components in Taverna. View this post on Google+