Artifact Hub Blog

Artifact Hub CLI tool (ah)

Artifact Hub leverages metadata stored in annotations. This metadata provides details such as the images in use, if something is an operator, and more. Annotations provide an easy way to convey this information. Wouldn’t it be great to check these annotations before cutting a release? Now you can with the ah command line tool.

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1.0.0 Released

We’re happy to announce the release of Artifact Hub 1.0.0.

Artifact Hub

Artifact Hub is more than a website where you can search for cloud native packages. The software that powers the Artifact Hub is open source and can be run by anyone.

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Embed Artifact Details On Your Site

Embedded Packages

Ever want to show off a package from the Artifact Hub on a website? I know I’ve thought about putting one in the sidebar of a website. Artifact Hub now makes that easy with a widget you can embed. The above image displays various configurations of the widget you can get from Artifact Hub.

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Verified Publishers and Official Status

Ever wonder if you are getting a package for a piece of software from the developer of that software? Or, have you ever wondered if the person who listed a repository or package on the Artifact Hub owns it? If you have, than you’re in luck. The Artifact Hub has badges that can answer those questions for you.

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Helm Values Schema Reference

Helm v3 introduced schemas for values. The schemas are written as JSON Schemas and put in a chart in a file named values.schema.json that goes right alongside values.yaml files. Wouldn’t it be great if there was a way to easily use these files to understand the values in a chart? Artifact Hub provides just that with its Values Schema Reference.

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Discover Tekton Tasks

Artifact Hub has already provided search and discovery for Helm charts, OLM based operators, Falco rules, OPA policies, Tinkerbell actions, Krew (kubectl) plugins, and Helm plugins. These are all CNCF project related artifacts. We are happy to share that we have expanded beyond the CNCF to support another non-profit foundation based project with support for Tekton tasks.

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Container Image Scanning

When trying to make a decision about which artifacts to use it’s useful to know some information about the security of the artifact. With Artifact Hub, it’s possible to see security scans for container based artifacts such as Operator Framework OLM based operators, some Helm Charts, OPA Policies, and Tinkerbell actions.

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What Is The Artifact Hub?

Finding cloud native artifacts on the Internet can be difficult. When we talk about artifacts we mean things like Helm charts, Kubernetes operators, Falco rules, and Open Policy Agent (OPA) policies. If you use a search engine to look for them the results will be mixed with articles, documentation, and discussion. This experience is far from ideal if you want to find a package or tool to install. This has lead to the rise of Hubs like the Helm Hub (which now redirects to the Artifact Hub) and Operator Hub. Read full post