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Introducing the Seqera Platform - one platform for the data analysis lifecycle

Oct 18, 2023
We have a new logo, a new design, and many exciting improvements in store for you! Four years after our initial launch of Tower in 2019, and…
Noel Ortiz
Noel Ortiz

Automating pipeline execution with Nextflow and Tower

Sep 12, 2023
Nextflow enables completely hands off pipeline execution, with each process and the execution order written as code and deployed as a single…
Adam Talbot
Adam Talbot

Kickstart your Tower Cloud experience

Aug 18, 2023
Run your first analysis pipeline in under 30 minutes Nextflow continues to grow in popularity. Today, the open-source workflow manager is…
Rob Syme
Rob Syme

Preparing for a multi-cloud future

Jul 28, 2023
It is no secret that cloud computing is on the rise. According to an April 2023 report by Research and Markets, the global market for drug…
Robert Lalonde
Robert Lalonde

Nextflow and Tower for Machine Learning

Jul 11, 2023
“Nextflow” and “machine learning” are not topics that are typically seen together. Nextflow is usually associated with bioinformatics, while…
Ben Sherman
Ben Sherman

ZS and Seqera announce a new partnership agreement

May 08, 2023
The partnership is aimed at boosting research productivity in biotech and healthcare When it comes to maximizing research productivity, life…
Robert Lalonde
Robert Lalonde

Running AI workloads in the cloud with Nextflow Tower — a step-by-step guide

Apr 11, 2023
Introduction The last 12 months have been nothing short of a revolution within AI. In particular, the widespread adoption of ChatGPT from…
Evan Floden
Evan Floden

How Nextflow is helping win the global battle against future outbreaks and pandemics

Feb 13, 2023
Using genetic sequencing to identify pathogens and respond to outbreaks is hardly new. Public Health Authorities (PHAs) routinely use…
Evan Floden
Evan Floden

Breakthrough performance and cost-efficiency with the new Fusion file system

Feb 07, 2023
Introduction Running data-intensive pipelines at scale can be complex, particularly when handling the distributed file storage and data…
Paolo Di Tommaso
Paolo Di Tommaso

Container provisioning, cloud resource optimization, Google Cloud Batch support, and more in Tower Enterprise 22.3

Nov 10, 2022
Nextflow Tower Enterprise version 22.3 brings a host of new features, services, and improved cloud provider support. Google Cloud Batch…
Mattia Bosio
Mattia Bosio

Accelerating Analytics with Easy Genomics - Wisconsin State Laboratory

Oct 26, 2022
By: Venkata Kampana, Senior Solutions Architect, AWS and Dr. Dawn Heisey-Grove, Public Health Analytics Leader, AWS. Genomics is the study…
Venkata Kampana
Venkata Kampana

Optimizing resource usage with Nextflow Tower

Oct 14, 2022
Suppose you’ve been working on a production pipeline for months. You’ve carefully crafted containers optimized for each application…
Evan Floden
Evan Floden

Announcing Labels in Tower

Aug 24, 2022
A powerful new way to organize and track pipelines, runs, actions, and more in Nextflow Tower. We’re excited to announce new capabilities…
Mattia Bosio
Mattia Bosio

Nextflow and AWS Batch - Using Tower (3 of 3)

Aug 08, 2022
In the first article in this series, we looked at AWS Batch, described some key concepts, and explained the Nextflow execution model. In the…
Evan Floden
Evan Floden

Announcing Nextflow Support for Google Cloud Batch

Jul 13, 2022
Easy access to scalable cloud resources is a game-changer for organizations engaged in life sciences research. By running portable and…
Evan Floden
Evan Floden

Announcing Illumina DRAGEN integration with Nextflow Tower

Jun 23, 2022
DRAGEN is a platform provided by Illumina that offers accurate, comprehensive, and efficient secondary analysis of next-generation…
Harshil Patel
Harshil Patel

Pipeline Secrets: Secure Handling of Sensitive Information in Tower

Apr 21, 2022
In the modern scenario of credentials-driven access to data resources, Nextflow users frequently need to safely transmit sensitive…
Mattia Bosio
Mattia Bosio

Workflow Automation for Nextflow Pipelines

Jan 26, 2022
Seqera is often approached for guidance on how to streamline the execution of workflows in production environments. For example…
Graham Wright
Graham Wright

Announcing the Nextflow Tower CLI

Dec 14, 2021
We’re excited to release the Nextflow Tower CLI, available for all platforms on GitHub today. Users have been asking for the ability to…
Evan Floden
Evan Floden

Introducing the Tower Cloud Community Workspace

Oct 22, 2021
A ready-to-go analysis environment with gold-standard nf-core pipelines Tower Cloud is a hosted instance of Nextflow Tower available at http…
Evan Floden
Evan Floden

Introducing Tower Datasets

Oct 07, 2021
Versionable input data sources for Nextflow pipelines We’re excited to announce Nextflow Tower Datasets! By giving users the ability to…
Evan Floden
Evan Floden

The next step for multi-platform collaboration at scale

May 06, 2021
We have spent a lot of time over the last months on an embarrassing problem; although this time it is not parallelization! Working backward…
Paolo Di Tommaso
Paolo Di Tommaso

Grid Engine Support for Tower Workloads

Jan 14, 2021
Today we are pleased to announce Tower support for Grid Engine workload manager as a target execution platform for Nextflow data pipelines…
Robert Lalonde
Robert Lalonde

Kubernetes is everywhere!

Dec 17, 2020
For the Nextflow Tower project, it has been a pivotal first year, and the team has done a fantastic job to reach so many milestones along…
Paolo Di Tommaso
Paolo Di Tommaso

Tower API & Docs release

Nov 05, 2020
Tower API & Docs release - Before software can be reusable it first has to be usable. Tower was released just over one year ago to…
Evan Floden
Evan Floden

Tower Forge for AWS Batch

Jul 01, 2020
AWS Batch is a fantastic service which provides virtually unlimited computing capacity and manages all the complexity of provisioning VMs…
Evan Floden
Evan Floden

Tower Cloud Launch

Jun 02, 2020
Today marks quite an update in the Nextflow Tower project. The months in lockdown have been intense for our team, and it is a credit to…
Paolo Di Tommaso
Paolo Di Tommaso

Introducing Nextflow Tower - Seamless monitoring of data analysis workflows from anywhere

Oct 08, 2019
The past month Seqera introduced Nextflow Tower, a management and monitoring system for Nextflow data analysis pipeline applications. Tower…
Paolo Di Tommaso
Paolo Di Tommaso