The tranSMART Foundation is a global non-profit organization devoted to realizing the promise of translational biomedical research through development of the tranSMART knowledge management platform.
This is the tranSMART project wiki. It has links to information of interest to tranSMART users, developers, contributors, and the entire tranSMART community. For more information about how the wiki is managed, or to contribute content to the wiki, see the Wiki Policies page.
If you need help you can reach the community and foundation via the options on the Getting Support page.
If you're looking for content from the old wiki that has not been migrated, you can find it at Legacy wiki.
tranSMART 16.2 Release
and tranSMART 16.1
6 February: tranSMART 16.2 hasbeen officially released.
After a few last-minute bugs were found & fixed, tranSMART 16.2 has been released for production on Postgres. An update will follow with support for Oracle (currently under test) and database update scripts for 16.1 users.
To get started with 16.2, check the instructions to Install the current official release. The signed release artifacts can be found on the Foundation library server here. The Release Notes can be found here when they have been completed
|Administrator's Mailing List|
We have created a mailing list for administrators of tranSMART deployments. We will use this list to communicate directly with administrators to provide updates, important information on current and upcoming releases of the platform and to solicit suggestions for future versions.
Please use this link to add yourself to the Administrator's mailing list.
In particular, the regular Postgres demo installation is at now at http://postgres-demo.transmartfoundation.org/transmart This server is running 16.1 Postgres, and will be updated to 16.2 as soon as the full release is completed. A release 16.2 test server can be found at http://postgres-test.transmartfoundation.org/transmart
If you're trying to contact a server and cannot, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org for the current status.
|Webinar: i2b2 reintegration with the tranSMART Platform||29 Feb 2016: This webinar presented by Paul Avillach and Michael McDuffie of Harvard Medical School/Boston Children's Hospital discusses the re-integration of i2b2 and tranSMART.|
|All news items||Old news items can be found here.|
|tranSMART Foundation Home Page||The Foundation website has more information about the Foundation: its members, governance, and history, as well as information about the tranSMART Marketplace and other information of interest to both potential and current users.|
|A brief overview of the system and the tranSMART Foundation|
|A more detailed overview of tranSMART, from the 2015 Bio-IT World in Boston|
|Licensing||Information about the licensing applicable to the platform|
|Use Cases||See how others are using tranSMART to advance their research.|
|tranSMART in the Literature||tranSMART in the scientific literature|
Using the Platform
|These publicly-available installations, pre-loaded with public data, are an easy way to get your hands on the system and see what it can do.|
|Installing tranSMART||There are several options for installing and running tranSMART in your own organization. These pages detail the various options including system requirements and detailed installation procedures.|
|Curating and Loading data (ETL)||These pages contain guidance on how to organize data for loading into tranSMART, and instructions for the loading process itself. You will also find links to curated data sets that you can load into your own instance of tranSMART.|
|Sign up for monthly online training sessions provided by Foundation members Rancho Biosciences and Thomson Reuters, or browse video tutorials that you can view at your own pace. See this page for information about monthly training sessions, and links to videos of past sessions.|
|User's guides etc.|
|Optional Plugins||The community has developed a number of plugins that are available to all tranSMART users, but are not part of the base tranSMART installation. These pages contain information on these plugins, including how to install and use them.|
|Get help when things go wrong. Includes FAQs on common installation and configuration issues.|
Developing the platform
|Development Roadmap||What's going on with the development of the platform ?|
|tranSMART 17.1 Requirements Project||A project was initiated in Feb 2016 to develop detailed requirements, priorities, and implementation proposals for tranSMART release 17.1. The report and supporting materials for this project can be found here.|
|Technical Documentation||Documentation of interest to developers.|
|Quality Assurance||Information on how the system is tested, including test scripts, results, etc.|
|Development and Release-candidate test instances||These hosted instances are available for development and testing purposes only.|
|The 3C Committees (Code, Content, Community) are the means by which the tranSMART Foundation governs its activities and allows the community to contribute to the platform. On these pages you'll find information about the mission, projects, and activities of each of the 3C Committees. If you want to contribute to tranSMART, this is the place to start !|
|The mission of the Code Committee is to maintain a thriving community that attracts a diverse group of highly talented software professionals who are empowered to create an open, reliable, useful and expanding Translational Research platform based on a vigorous and sustainable technical strategy.|
|The mission of the Content Committee is to ensure that the tranSMART platform provides maximum value through the data (and metadata) that it contains as well as the functionality it provides.|
|3C: Community||The mission of the Community Committee is to promote Awareness, Transparency, and Communication among all stakeholders in the tranSMART community.|
|Legacy wiki||This wiki is being released along with v1.2.5 of tranSMART, at which time the old wiki will be set to read-only mode, and all new content will be added to this wiki|
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