A key concept of Docker is the ability to create one image based on another and you should use this technique to build up
a collection of images from which you can choose the most appropriate image for the job at hand. The following are examples of this approach:
- If your applications require a particular version of Java you can add that to your image, ensuring that your applications
always have the required files available. You can use a suffix of
_java for an image to indicate that it includes Java.
- Images that are targeted to 32-bit or 64-bit environments. You can include text such as
x64 in the images' names to indicate whether they are for 32-bit or 64-bit environments respectively. For example, the image
microfocus/cobolserver:win_5.0 could have platform-specific images named