Chapter 9. Public and private software distribution

This chapter covers

  • Choosing a project distribution method
  • Using hosted infrastructure
  • Running and using your own registry
  • Understanding manual image distribution workflows
  • Distributing image sources

You have your own images from software you’ve written, customized, or just pulled from the internet. But what good is an image if nobody can install it? Docker is different from other container management tools because it provides image distribution features.

There are several ways to get your images out to the world. This chapter explores those distribution paradigms and provides a framework for making or choosing one or more for your own projects.

Hosted registries offer both public ...

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