• Windows Registry
    Windows registry
    The Windows Registry is a hierarchical database that stores configuration settings and options on Microsoft Windows operating systems. It contains settings for low-level operating system components as well as the applications running on the platform: the kernel, device drivers, services, SAM, user...

    , a database of configuration settings in Microsoft Windows operating systems
  • Domain name registry
    Domain name registry
    A domain name registry is a database of all domain names registered in a top-level domain. A registry operator, also called a network information center , is the part of the Domain Name System of the Internet that keeps the database of domain names, and generates the zone files which convert...

    , an organization that manages the registration of top-level internet domain names
  • Metadata registry
    Metadata registry
    A metadata registry is a central location in an organization where metadata definitions are stored and maintained in a controlled method.-Use of Metadata Registries:...

    , information system for registering metadata
  • Regional Internet registry
    Regional Internet registry
    A regional Internet registry is an organization that manages the allocation and registration of Internet number resources within a particular region of the world...

    , an organization overseeing the allocation of Internet number resources in a particular region of the world
    • National Internet registry
      National Internet Registry
      A National Internet Registry is an organization under the umbrella of a Regional Internet Registry with the task of coordinating IP address allocations and other Internet resource management functions at a national level within a country or economic unit.NIRs operate primarily in the Asia Pacific...

    • Local Internet registry
      Local Internet Registry
      A local Internet registry is an organization that has been allocated a block of IP addresses by a regional Internet registry , and that assigns most parts of this block to its own customers. Most LIRs are Internet service providers, enterprises, or academic institutions. Membership in an RIR is...


  • Bridal registry
    Bridal registry
    A bridal registry is a service provided by a website or retail store to assist engaged couples in the communication of gift preferences to wedding guests. Selecting items from store stock, the couple lists desired items and files this list with the chosen merchant. The list is then made available...

    , a retailers' plan that allows engaged couples to manage the purchase of wedding gifts
  • Honeymoon registry
    Honeymoon registry
    A honeymoon registry is a service, typically on the Internet, that assists engaged and married couples in financing their honeymoons.-History:...

    , a service that assists engaged and married couples in financing their honeymoons

Government and law

  • Civil registry
    Civil registry
    Civil registration is the system by which a government records the vital events of its citizens and residents. The resulting repository or database is called civil register or registry, or population registry. The primary purpose of civil registration is to create legal documents that are used to...

    , a government record of vital events (for example, births, deaths and marriages)
  • Land registry, an official record of land ownership
  • Registry of Motor Vehicles, a government agency that administers the registration of automobiles
  • Sex offender registry, a system to allow government authorities to keep track of sex offenders
  • The Registry
    The Registry
    In housing, The Registry is a risk management tool used by landlords as a screening mechanism for prospective renters. The term is most commonly used as a form of synecdoche to refer to a handful of the most common registry systems in the United States, "The New American Registry", "The First...

    , a risk–management tool used by landlords to screen prospective renters
  • Registry fee, a postal fee paid to send registered mail
    Registered mail
    Registered mail describes letters, packets or other postal documents considered valuable and need a chain of custody that provides more control than regular mail. The posted item has its details recorded in a register to enable its location to be tracked, sometimes with added insurance to cover loss...

Health and medicine

  • Cancer registry
    Cancer registry
    A cancer registry is a systematic collection of data about cancer and tumor diseases. The data is collected by Cancer Registrars. Cancer Registrars capture a complete summary of patient history, diagnosis, treatment, and status for every cancer patient in the United States, and other countries as...

    , a systematic collection of data about cancer and tumor diseases
  • NREMT or National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians, which establishes and verifies entry-level competence for American girst responders, emergency medical technicians and paramedics
  • Nurse registry
    Nurse registry
    A nurse registry, nursing registry, or register of nurses is a list of nurses who are legally licensed to practice nursing. The register is maintained by the licensing body designated by law to regulate the profession. This is the source of the legal title "Registered Nurse"...

    , a licensed staffing agency that provides hospitals and individuals with nursing personnel

Other uses

  • Breed registry
    Breed registry
    A breed registry, also known as a stud book or register, in animal husbandry and the hobby of animal fancy, is an official list of animals within a specific breed whose parents are known. Animals are usually registered by their breeders when they are still young...

    , a record of the ancestry and ownership of purebred animals
  • Survivor registry
    Survivor registry
    A survivor registry is a list of survivors of a disaster. This assists families and acquaintances in re-establishing contact, after they have been separatedby the disruption caused by the disaster.-Holocaust:...

    , a website where people in an area affected by a terrorist attack can post a message saying they are okay
  • Family registry, a registry used in many countries to track information of a genealogical or legal interest
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