Ben Firshman

Faster and Better Image Distribution with Registry 2.0 and Engine 1.6

There has been incredible growth in the usage of Docker Hub: we have now served over 300 million pulls to developers around the world, and will soon be serving 100 million per month. The current generation of the Registry has done a good job so far, but we know we need a better foundation to support this growth and keep your image pulls running fast and reliably. We’re pleased to announce a huge update to how images are distributed, which will make pulling images dramatically faster and more reliable. It’s the foundation that will support image distribution in years to come.  Docker Engine 1.6, the Docker Hub and the self-hosted Registry now support a new API which has been completely redesigned with this type of performance and scale in mind. It features: Faster image pulls: Downloading images with lots of Continue reading…

Announcing Webhook Repository Subscriptions

Back in December at DockerCon Europe, we announced chained Webhooks. This enabled you to configure your deployment processes to continue only if the previous Webhook completed successfully.  Today we are excited to announce expanded Webhook capabilities. You can now set up Webhook subscriptions to repositories that you do not own but use. For example, when your favorite Official Repository is updated with a security patch you can automate your build and deploy processes to take advance of changes immediately.