If your day-to-day involves workflows with long-running tasks, I have good news for you: we just released a new checkpointing feature that makes it possible to save intermediate outputs for a task and resume work from that point if the task gets interrupted. For context, the Cromwell workflow engine we use in Terra already had a smart resume capability at the level of the workflow, called "call caching".
What better way to keep the rstudio::global(2021) party going than to share a video showing how to use RStudio in Terra? Yes, you read that right, RStudio is available in Terra! Specifically, we provide a cloud environment pre-configured to run the server version of RStudio, as an alternative (or complement) to Jupyter Notebooks. [...]
New year, new partnership… and a new blog series focusing on highlighting papers that we think will be of interest to many of you. For this first iteration, we review a review paper (review-ception!) fresh off the virtual press over at GigaScience, coming out of C. Titus Brown's lab at UC Davis, on the topic of workflow systems.
We are taking the next step in our journey by joining our efforts with Microsoft, a partner that truly needs no introduction. This multi-year partnership will bring together advanced technologies, industry expertise, and scale to accelerate the next generation of the Terra platform for health and life sciences research. [...]