Toil Documentation

Toil is an open-source pure-Python workflow engine that lets people write better pipelines.

Check out our website for a comprehensive list of Toil’s features and read our paper to learn what Toil can do in the real world. Feel free to also join us on GitHub and Gitter.

If using Toil for your research, please cite

Vivian, J., Rao, A. A., Nothaft, F. A., Ketchum, C., Armstrong, J., Novak, A., … Paten, B. (2017). Toil enables reproducible, open source, big biomedical data analyses. Nature Biotechnology, 35(4), 314–316. http://doi.org/10.1038/nbt.3772