Taverna Project Retired
tl;dr: The Taverna code base is no longer maintained and is provided here for archival purposes.
In 2020 the Taverna community voted to retire Taverna as a project and withdraw the code base from the Apache Software Foundation.
This code base remains available under the Apache License 2.0
(see License below), but is now simply called
Taverna rather than
Apache Taverna (incubating).
While the code base is no longer actively maintained, Pull Requests are welcome to the GitHub organization taverna, which may infrequently be considered by remaining volunteer caretakers.
Releases 2015-2018 during incubation at Apache Software Foundation are available from the ASF Download Archive https://archive.apache.org/dist/incubator/taverna/
Releases 2014 from the University of Manchester are on BitBucket https://bitbucket.org/taverna/
Releases 2009-2013 from myGrid are on LaunchPad https://launchpad.net/taverna/
Releases 2003-2009 are on SourceForge https://sourceforge.net/projects/taverna/files/taverna/
Binary JARs for Taverna are available from Maven Central https://repo.maven.apache.org/maven2/org/apache/taverna/ or the myGrid Maven repository https://repository.mygrid.org.uk/
REST/WSDL web service for executing Taverna workflows.
- (c) 2007-2014 University of Manchester
- (c) 2014-2020 Apache Software Foundation
This product includes software developed at The Apache Software Foundation.
The file NOTICE contain any additional attributions and details about embedded third-party libraries and source code.
Any contributions received are assumed to be covered by the Apache License 2.0.
- Java 1.8
- Apache Maven 3.2.5 or newer (older versions probably also work)
To build, use
mvn clean install
This will build each module and run their tests.
You should then find
taverna-server.war in the folder
To skip the tests (these can be timeconsuming), use:
mvn clean install -DskipTests
If you are modifying this source code independent of the Taverna project, you may not want to run the Rat Maven plugin that enforces Apache headers in every source file - to disable it, try:
mvn clean install -Drat.skip=true
This distribution includes cryptographic software. The country in which you currently reside may have restrictions on the import, possession, use, and/or re-export to another country, of encryption software. BEFORE using any encryption software, please check your country's laws, regulations and policies concerning the import, possession, or use, and re-export of encryption software, to see if this is permitted. See http://www.wassenaar.org/ for more information.
The U.S. Government Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), has classified this software as Export Commodity Control Number (ECCN) 5D002.C.1, which includes information security software using or performing cryptographic functions with asymmetric algorithms. The form and manner of this Apache Software Foundation distribution makes it eligible for export under the License Exception ENC Technology Software Unrestricted (TSU) exception (see the BIS Export Administration Regulations, Section 740.13) for both object code and source code.
The following provides more details on the included cryptographic software:
- Taverna Server's
CertificateChainFetcheruses Java Secure Socket Extension (JSS) to pre-fetch certificates of SSL-secured web services accessed by Taverna workflows.
- Taverna Server's support for propagating username/password credentials in
SecurityContextFactoryrelies on BouncyCastle bcprov encryption library and Java Cryptography Extension (JCE) to generate a keystore for Taverna Command-line tool. The JCE Unlimited Strength Jurisdiction Policy may need to be installed separately.
- Taverna Server may interact with the credential manager support in Taverna Command-line Tool to provide a keystore of client credentials and trusted certificates for SSL-secured web services.
- After building, the
taverna-server-webapp/target/taverna-server.warwill include dependencies that are covered by export restrictions, including:
BouncyCastle bcprov encryption library, Apache HttpComponents Core and Client, Apache Derby, Jetty, Apache WSS4J, Apache XML Security for Java, Open SAML Java, Taverna Language, Taverna OSGi, Taverna Engine, Taverna Common Activities, and Taverna Command-line Tool.