Image Analysis Process
Image analysis is performed as a distinct, asynchronous, and scheduled task driven by queues that analyzer workers periodically poll. Image records have a small state-machine as shown in the following example:
The analysis process is composed of several steps and utilizes several system components. The basic flow of that task as shown in the following example:
Adding more detail, the API call trace between services looks similar to the following example flow:
Now let’s get familiar with Watching Images and Tags with Anchore.