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Effective troubleshooting strategies are essential for identifying and resolving issues efficiently, minimizing downtime, and ensuring smooth development cycles. Investing in troubleshooting strategies not only resolves immediate issues but also cultivates a culture of problem-solving and continuous improvement.

This training will focus on examples of common mistakes that are introduced into pipelines during development.

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Learning objectives

In this workshop, you will utilize the script created for the Hello Nextflow workshop.

By the end of this workshop you will be able to:

  • Describe Nextflow error outputs
  • List common causes of pipeline errors
  • Troubleshoot basic pipeline errors

Audience & prerequisites

Please note that this is not a beginner's workshop and familiarity with Nextflow, the command line, and common file formats is assumed.


  • A GitHub account
  • Experience with command line
  • Experience writing pipelines with Nextflow