What is ARCOS Registry?
Login using your institutional credentials
AAF Authentication (login) - Users can securely login to registry via their institutional credentials.
Natively support Docker images - Supporting researchers in storing the most common form of container images.
Security Scanning - Researchers can use the registry portal to scan their images for vulnerabilities.
Local fast access - As the registry resides on Nectar cloud, it would offer fast local access.
Pull through cache for Docker Hub - The pull through cache feature allows the researchers to fetch existing Docker Hub images without facing download limits.
Lifecycle management of containers - Allowing for collaboration and life cycle management of container images.
Ability to maintain open container initiative (OCI) compliant images including Singularity
DOI or equivalent - This feature would help researchers cite their containerised code and data via DOI or equivalent. This allows containers to become FAIR compliant.
Longer term storage - A long term storage could be for example be seen as 3 years of retention period for a container's life cycle.