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Release notes

This page documents production updates to Artifact Registry. Check this page for announcements about new or updated features, bug fixes, known issues, and deprecated functionality.

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June 04, 2021


Maven, npm, and Python repositories are now in Preview.

Storage and network egress charges apply to all formats that are in Preview or are generally available.

May 03, 2021


Artifact Registry now supports audit logging for container images in Cloud Audit Logs.

February 26, 2021


Support for Python packages in private Python repositories is now in alpha. This feature is only available to alpha users. If you are interested in joining the alpha, fill in the sign up form.

  • See the quickstart to get started.
  • Learn more about working with Python packages in the overview.

February 02, 2021


On-Demand Scanning is available in Preview. You can manually scan Docker container images stored locally on your computer or remotely in Artifact Registry. To get started with manual scanning, see On-Demand Scanning quickstart

November 16, 2020


Artifact Registry is now generally available. To learn about transitioning from Container Registry, see the transition overview.

August 17, 2020


You can now use Pub/Sub to configure notifications for changes in Docker repositories. For more information, see Configuring Pub/Sub notifications.

July 14, 2020


You can now use Customer-Managed Encryption Keys (CMEK) to protect repository data in Artifact Registry. For more information, see Enabling customer-managed encryption keys.

March 16, 2020


Artifact Registry is now in beta.

Artifact Registry is the evolution of Container Registry, with support for Docker as well as Maven and npm package formats.

If you currently use Container Registry, see Migration and upgrade from Container Registry for more information.