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Manage and serve container images in a secure environment (created at VMware)
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What is Harbor?

Harbor is an open source cloud native registry that stores, signs, and scans container images for vulnerabilities. Harbor solves common challenges by delivering trust, compliance, performance, and interoperability. It fills a gap for organ
Harbor is a tool in the Docker Registry category of a tech stack.
Harbor is an open source tool with 20.8K GitHub stars and 4.4K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Harbor's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Harbor?

31 companies reportedly use Harbor in their tech stacks, including Alibaba Travels, Backbase, and DevOps.

116 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Harbor.

Harbor Integrations

Pros of Harbor
Good on-premises container registry
Container Replication
Nice UI
Vulnerability Scanner
Supports LDAP/Active Directory
Supports OIDC
Support multiple authentication methods
Perfect for Teams and Organizations
Decisions about Harbor

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Harbor in their tech stack.

nandagiri venkata srinadh
Senior DevOps Engineer at Increff · | 1 upvote · 3.8K views
Needs advice
Docker HubDocker Hub

Which one to choose Docker Hub or Harbor for a startup that is starting its journey into Kubernetes

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Needs advice

We are operating a smart water purification plant called AAA. AAA has a Docker-based AI platform, and we want to build several water purification plants like this. In addition, it plans to create a headquarters that manages these water purification plants in an integrated way and build a big data platform there. Although I don't know if Ansible AWX can replace Harbor or Kubernetes among the three solutions above, I would like to know which solution is suitable for us and why. May your business go well...

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Harbor's Features

  • Multi-tenant content signing and validation
  • Image replication between instances
  • Extensible API and graphical UI
  • Security and vulnerability analysis
  • Identity integration and role-based access control
  • Internationalization

Harbor Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Harbor?
Writing scalable server applications in the Java™ programming language has always been difficult. Before its advent, thread management issues made it impossible for a server to scale to thousands of users. This framework has been designed to help developers to take advantage of the Java™ NIO API.
Kubernetes is an open source orchestration system for Docker containers. It handles scheduling onto nodes in a compute cluster and actively manages workloads to ensure that their state matches the users declared intentions.
Docker Compose
With Compose, you define a multi-container application in a single file, then spin your application up in a single command which does everything that needs to be done to get it running.
Rancher is an open source container management platform that includes full distributions of Kubernetes, Apache Mesos and Docker Swarm, and makes it simple to operate container clusters on any cloud or infrastructure platform.
Docker Swarm
Swarm serves the standard Docker API, so any tool which already communicates with a Docker daemon can use Swarm to transparently scale to multiple hosts: Dokku, Compose, Krane, Deis, DockerUI, Shipyard, Drone, Jenkins... and, of course, the Docker client itself.
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Harbor's Followers
172 developers follow Harbor to keep up with related blogs and decisions.