Azure Container Registry

Prior to Azure Container Registry, Docker Hub was the most well-known registry service for Docker images.

Azure Container Registry is an alternative repository to Docker Hub. A registry is a location on the internet that provides listings of images, along with facilities to upload and download the images on demand. There are two types of registries:

  • Public
  • Private

A public repository, as the name suggests, is public in nature and images from it can be downloaded and used by anyone. However, the upload of images to a public repository is discretionary and, depending on the provider, may or may not allow the upload of images.

On the other hand, private repositories are meant only for people who have access to the ...

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