What is Registries and Repositories in Docker?

Posted by Prem Tiwari | Updated on


Docker Registry is a service that stores your docker images. It could be hosted by a third party, as public or private registry. Some of the examples are,

  • Docker Hub,
  • Quay,
  • Google Container Registry,
  • AWS Container Registry


A Docker Repository is a collection of related images with same name which have different tags. These tags are an alphanumeric identifiers(like 1.0 or latest) attached to images within a repository.

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