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Container Image Versioning

Container Image Versioning

Containers have simplified how we develop and deploy software. The way in which container images are managed is a critical component of a smooth CI/CD process. Container Registries act as trusted intermediaries between development and runtime environments for containerized applications.

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Getting Started with Container Registry

Getting Started with Container Registry

How to push and pull container image using our Harbor Container Registry a detailed step-by-step guide on working with container registries.… Read on

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Harbor Release 2.2.0

Harbor Release 2.2.0

Harbor 2.2.0 was just released and comes with some very interesting features. This post walks you through the newly added features and changes explaining the capabilities. Since the last release of v2.1.0 in September 2020, eleven contributors made 41 changes and resolved 189 issues.

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Distributing Commercial Software Through Container Images

Distributing Commercial Software Through Container Images

When delivering software to clients, many independent software vendors (ISVs) still rely on methods involving traditional software packaging methods such as downloadable binaries, ZIPs, or other type of compressed delivery. These distribution approaches are often OS specific. As a result, developers are forced to spend precious time on tailoring software delivery rather than innovation. Containerization is already simplifying software delivery for many of today’s mainstream products. Choosing the right container registry that meets ISVs requirements is crucial to satisfy vendors and meet client expectations.

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Lifting Developers’ Productivity with BuildKit CLI for kubectl

Lifting Developers’ Productivity with BuildKit CLI for kubectl

Developing and testing software on Kubernetes usually means building and moving container images from the developer workstation to a container registry, and ultimately, Kubernetes. When considering all the moving parts, the complexity and context switches break the development flow. Gone are the days where developers just hit a command and a few seconds later the newly built software is ready for testing.

What if there was some magical tool that you could simply feed instructions like: “Build this Dockerfile here and replace any existing image on that Kubernetes cluster with the results!” ASAP. Spoiler Alert! That is exactly what BuildKit CLI for kubectl is there to do.

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3 Ways to overcome the Docker Hub pull rate limit

3 Ways to overcome the Docker Hub pull rate limit

The newly introduced Docker Hub pull rate limit affects everyone working with containers and can cause service disruption. In this post, we look at situations when the download rate limit can catch you off-guard if you are not prepared. We also outline 3 ways to overcome the Docker Hub pull rate limit while also improving security and governance.… Read on

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