Cloud Computing

Red Hat Quay

A distributed and highly available container image registry for your enterprise

Red Hat® Quay container registry platform provides secure storage, distribution, and governance of containers and cloud-native artifacts on any infrastructure. It is available as a standalone component or running on top of Red Hat OpenShift.

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Granular security management

Complete control over who can access your containers, track changes, and automatically scan for vulnerabilities.


Fast and robust at any scale

High availability and geographic replication for the running of multiple instances of Red Hat Quay across several regions and syncing between data centers.


High velocity CI/CD

Build and deploy containers automatically in response to git pushes: GitHub, BitBucket, Gitlab, and others. Secured with a robot account, and an easy-to-audit history.


Automated installation & updates

Install, configure, and update your registry deployments with the Quay Operator. Decide which registry services you want to be managed by the Operator or use 3rd party services. Robot accounts allow you to create credentials designed for deploying software automatically.


Enterprise authentication and team-based access control

Integrate to your existing identity infrastructure: LDAP, Keystone, and more. Teams can collectively have access to manage specific repositories on your account.

Red Hat OpenShift integration

Integrate with Red Hat OpenShift Monitoring and Alerting as well as Red Hat OpenShift Data Foundation.

Registry types

Ways to run Red Hat Quay

Red Hat Quay is compatible with most container environments and orchestration platforms. It is available as a hosted service or on-premises.

Red Hat Quay is the first enterprise hosted and on-premises container registry. It is priced per deployment and can be purchased with OpenShift or separately.

With Red Hat Quay, you can:

  • Have geographically replicated instances
  • Integrate with your authentication provider
  • Have Prometheus support

Red Hat is a mature hosted container image registry. It is priced per repository.

With you can:

  • Rollback your images to a historical state
  • Have zero-downtime garbage collection
  • Automatically squash image layers
  • Replicate data via global content delivery network

Explore related resources


Red Hat Quay Datasheet


An introduction to Red Hat Quay


Selecting an enterprise container image registry

Rely on Red Hat

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How to buy Red Hat Quay

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