The Joy Of Organising. Container Image Labeling


In Docker v1.6, Redhat contributed a way to add metadata to your Docker container images using labels. This was a great idea – a standard way to add stuff like notes or licensing conditions to an image. In fact, the only problem with labels is they aren’t used more (<20% of the time by some estimates). Gareth Rushgrove from Puppet has an interesting presentation on the concept.

We decided we really needed to add labels to our Microscaling images so we did and here are our thought processes, the tools we wrote and our recommendations for how to do the “right thing”.

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