What are registries?

Some articles on registries:

Adoption Disclosure - Responses To Secrecy Provisions - Passive Registry
... Many adoption reunion registries have been created since the 1950s, from those that are part of adoption search and support group membership services, to internet registries and state sponsored registries ...
Studbook Selection
... Registries which implement studbook selection differ from registries which require only two parents of the proper pedigree or registration status ... varies from nation to nation and registry to registry, but among horse registries, particularly warmblood registries, the general outline includes an ...
Linux Assigned Names And Numbers Authority - Registries
... for Linux within the Private Use Area of Unicode several namespace registries for the Linux Standard Base ...
Bike Registry - Procedure
... Several commercial and peer based bike registries exist for the purpose of theft deterrence and to improve the probability of recovery in the event of loss ... Some commercial and peer-to-peer registries are typically preventative in nature and are performed prior to loss, while other registries perform their service only after a theft occurs ...
Disease Registry - Disease Registries and Pay-for-Performance (P4P)
... Registries can be associated with pay-for-performance (P4P) quality based contracts for individual doctors, groups of doctors or even all doctors in a country ... also started a 1.5% P4P contract based on health measures that can be tracked by disease registries ...