0.14.0 (2020-09-17)

0.13.1 (2020-09-16)

  • Pinned all listed requirements. This is the final version of Pulsar to support Python 2.

0.13.0 (2019-06-25)

  • Various improvements and simplifications to Kubernetes job execution.

0.12.1 (2019-06-03)

  • Retry botched release that didn’t include all relevant commits.

0.12.0 (2019-06-03)

  • Revise Python Galaxy dependencies to use newer style Galaxy decomposition. galaxy-lib can no longer be installed in Pulsar’s environment, so you will likely need to rebuild your Pulsar virtualenv for this release. Pull Request 187
  • Add a Dockerfile for Pulsar with CVMFS (thanks to @nuwang and @afgane). Pull Request 166
  • Various small improvements to Kubernetes pod execution environment. Pull Request 190
  • Improve readme linting. Pull Request 186
  • Update example docs for Condor (thanks to @bgruening). Pull Request 189

0.11.0 (2019-05-16)

  • Implement staging Galaxy metadata input files in the client. 39de377
  • Fix ‘amqp_ack_republish_time’ in sample (thanks to @dannon). Pull Request 185
  • Updated amqp_url in job_conf_sample_mq_rsync.xml (thanks to @AndreasSko). Pull Request 184
  • Use wildcard char for pulsar version (thanks to @VJalili). Pull Request 181
  • Refactor toward more structured inputs. f477bc4
  • Refactor toward passing objectstore identifying information around. Pull Request 180
  • Rework imports for new Galaxy library structure. da086c9
  • Revert empty input testing, it really probably should cause a failure to transfer a non-existent file. 8bd5511
  • Better client mapper documentation. b6278b4

0.10.0 (2019-05-06)

  • Implement support for Kubernetes two container pod jobs - staging and tool execution as separate containers in the same job’s pod. Pull Request 176, Pull Request 178

0.9.1 (2019-05-01)

0.9.0 (2019-04-12)

  • Add configuration parameter to limit stream size read from disk. Pull Request 157
  • Pass full job status for failed and lost jobs. Pull Request 159
  • Improve message handling if problems occur during job setup/staging. Pull Request 160
  • Rework preprocessing job state to improve restartability and reduce job loss. This change should be applied while no jobs are running. Pull Request 164
  • Add support for overriding config through environment variables (thanks to @nuwang). Pull Request 165
  • Minor docs updates (thanks to @afgane). Pull Request 170
  • Python 3 fixes in Pulsar client (thanks to @mvdbeek). Pull Request 172

0.8.3 (2018-02-08)

  • Create universal wheels to enable Python 3 support when installing from PyPI (thanks to @nsoranzo). Pull Request 156

0.8.1 (2018-02-08)

0.8.0 (2017-09-21)

  • Support new features in Galaxy job running/scripting so that Pulsar respects $GALAXY_VIRTUAL_ENV and $PRESERVE_GALAXY_ENVIRONMENT. Fix remote metadata in cases where the tool environment changes the python on $PATH. Pull Request 137
  • Precreate Galaxy tool outputs on the remote before executing (fixes a bug related to missing output files on stage out). Pull Request 141
  • Support the remote_transfer file action without setting the jobs_directory destination param Pull Request 136
  • Fix invalid character in job managers documentation (thanks to @mapa17). Pull Request 130
  • Fix conda_auto_* option resolution and include a sample dependency_resolvers_conf.xml (thanks to @mapa17). Pull Request 132
  • Fix tox/Travis tests. Pull Request 138, Pull Request 139, Pull Request 140
  • Fix a bug with AMQP acknowledgement. Pull Request 143

0.7.4 (2017-02-07)

0.7.3 (2016-10-31)

0.7.2 (2016-08-31)

  • Fix bug causing loops on in response to preprocessing error conditions.

0.7.1 (2016-08-29)

  • Do a release to circumvent a tool version logic error in Galaxy ( released Galaxy versions think 0.7.0 < 0.7.0.dev3).

0.7.0 (2016-08-26)

  • Update Makefile to allow release pulsar as an application and a library for Galaxy at the same time.
  • Small update to test scripts for TravisCI changes.
  • Improvements for embedded Galaxy runner. (TODO: fill this out)
  • Remove support for Python 2.6. 60bf962
  • Update docs to describe project goverance and reuse Galaxy’s Code of Conduct. 7e23d43, dc47140
  • Updated cluster slots detection for SLURM from Galaxy. cadfc5a
  • Various changes to allow usage within Galaxy as a library. ce9d4f9
  • Various changes to allow embedded Pulsar managers within Galaxy. ce9d4f9, d262323, 8f7c04a
  • Introduce a separate working and metadata directory as required for Galaxy 16.04 that requires this separation. 6f4328e
  • Improve logging and comments. 38953f3, a985107, ad33cb9
  • Add Tox target for Python 2.7 unit testing. d7c524e
  • Add Makefile command for setup.py develop. fd82d00

0.6.1 (2015-12-23)

  • Tweak release process that left 0.6.0 with an incorrect PyPI description page.

0.6.0 (2015-12-23)

  • Pulsar now depends on the new galaxy-lib Python package instead of manually synchronizing Python files across Pulsar and Galaxy.
  • Numerous build and testing improvements.
  • Fixed a documentation bug in the code (thanks to @erasche). e8814ae
  • Remove galaxy.eggs stuff from Pulsar client (thanks to @natefoo). 00197f2
  • Add new logo to README (thanks to @martenson). abbba40
  • Implement an optional awknowledgement system on top of the message queue system (thanks to @natefoo). Pull Request 82 431088c
  • Documentation fixes thanks to @remimarenco. Pull Request 78, Pull Request 80
  • Fix project script bug introduced this cycle (thanks to @nsoranzo). 140a069
  • Fix config.py on Windows (thanks to @ssorgatem). Pull Request 84
  • Add a job manager for XSEDE jobs (thanks to @natefoo). 1017bc5
  • Fix pip dependency installation (thanks to @afgane) Pull Request 73

0.5.0 (2015-05-08)

  • Allow cURL downloader to resume transfers during staging in (thanks to @natefoo). 0c61bd9
  • Fix to cURL downloaders status code handling (thanks to @natefoo). 86f95ce
  • Fix non-wheel installs from PyPI. Issue 72
  • Fix mesos imports for newer versions of mesos (thanks to @kellrott). fe3e919
  • More, better logging. 2b3942d, fa2b6dc

0.4.0 (2015-04-20)

  • Python 3 support. Pull Request 62
  • Fix bug encountered when running pulsar-main and pulsar-config commands as scripts. 9d43ae0
  • Add pulsar-run script for issues commands against a Pulsar server (experimental). 3cc7f74

0.3.0 (2015-04-12)

  • Changed the name of project to Pulsar, moved to Github.
  • New RESTful web services interface.
  • SCP and Rsync file staging options added by E. Rasche. Pull Request
  • Allow YAML based configuration.
  • Support for more traditional pip/setup.py-style installs.
  • Dozens of smaller bugfixes and documentation updates.


  • Last version named the LWR - found on BitBucket.
  • Still supported in Galaxy as of 15.03 the release.
  • Introduced support for submitting to various queueing systems, operation as a Mesos framework, Docker support, and various other advanced deployment options.
  • Message queue support.
  • Framework for configurable file actions introduced.