Tool Details


VisTrails is an open-source scientific workflow and provenance management system that provides support for simulations, data exploration and visualization.

Source code:
retrospective provenance prospective provenance workflow system visualization OS Support OS X: True Windows: True Linux: True Web-based: False Provenance Capture: True OS-Based: False Code-Based: False Workflow-Based: True Data-Based: False Representation: True Descriptive-Only: False Executable: True Replicability: True Note: All the parameters and data are saved in the workflow, and can be used to replicate the results. Modifiability: True Note: Workflow parameters can be changed through the interface and also by using the parameter exploration feature. Portability: Low Longevity: True Archiving: False Upgrading: True Note: Workflows can be upgraded as libraries change and evolve (more info: Document linkage: True By Reference: True Inline: False Note: VisTrails has a LaTeX package that defines a new command to reference the underlying computation, passing the information to VisTrails for computation and placing the result (e.g.: a figure) from the workflow directly into a PDF document. Experiment sharing: True Archival: False Hosted Execution: True Note: This is possible by uploading workflows to crowdLabs.