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(Slavrix) #1

Hey, I’ve just started looking at using docker, and I wanted to see if I’ve gotten the wrong impression about how I should be going about building the images.

I started trying to build out an ubuntu environment that I could then also add php, mysql, couchdb and memcached to in order to create a local development environment for me to work on a project with.

Have I looked at this wrong?
Should I be making 3 different images? one for php, one for mysql and one for couchdb? Where would i add the memcached? or would that also be another?

I think this second way is what I should be doing, but I’m not sure, if anyone has some advice that would be awesome.


(Timgriffiths) #2

Sounds like your doing things correctly, you shouldn’t be thinking about containers as virtual servers, think of them more as isolated environments to run just 1 process, so if you have 10 unique processes in your stack then you need 10 unique containers