Anchore stores all metadata in a structured format in a PostgreSQL database to support API operations and searches.
Examples of data persisted in the database:
- Image metadata (distro, version, layer counts, …)
- Image digests to tag mapping (docker.io/nginx:latest is hash sha256:abcd at time t)
- Image analysis content indexed for policy evaluation (files, packages, ..)
- Feed data
- vulnerability info
- package info from upstream (gem/npm)
- Accounts, users…
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