What is Nixery?
It is a Docker-compatible container registry that is capable of transparently building and serving container images using Nix. It provides ad-hoc container images that contain packages from the Nix package manager. Images with arbitrary packages can be requested via the image name.
Nixery is a tool in the Container Tools category of a tech stack.
Nixery is an open source tool with 636 GitHub stars and 18 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Nixery's open source repository on GitHub
Docker, Google Cloud Storage, NixOS, Nix, and Kubernetes are some of the popular tools that integrate with Nixery. Here's a list of all 5 tools that integrate with Nixery.
Why developers like Nixery?
Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Nixery
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- Serve container images on-demand using image names as content specifications
- Use private package sets from various sources
- Efficient serving of image layers from Google Cloud Storage
Nixery Alternatives & Comparisons
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