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CompTIA Cloud+ (CV0-002)

Author: Sean Wilkins

With cloud technologies at the forefront of the tech industry, the courses in this path help you gain a foundation in cloud tech so that you have the skills needed to maintain and... Read more

CompTIA Cloud+ (CV0-002)

The courses in this path teach you the essentials for maintaining and optimizing cloud infrastructure services.

Configuration and Deployment for the Cloud

by Sean Wilkins

Apr 26, 2018 / 3h 16m

3h 16m

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Description

The core of Cloud+ is configuration and deployment. In this course, Configuration and Deployment for the Cloud, you will learn the basics of a virtualization/cloud solutions initial deployment. First, you will learn about system and plan requirements to develop and execute testing of a plan and assess virtual network elements, along their required use in a scenario. Next, you'll gain knowledge of CPU and memory sizing along with storage technologies and assessment. Finally, you'll learn about workload and service infrastructure migration. When you're finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of Cloud+ needed for configuration and deployment.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview1m
  2. Executing a Deployment Plan13m
  3. Virtualization and Cloud Architectures31m
  4. CPU and Memory Sizing Analysis25m
  5. Determining the Best Storage Solution40m
  6. Analyzing Virtual Networking Requirements31m
  7. Testing Plan Requirements, Execution and Analysis28m
  8. Analyzing the Workload for Successful Migration13m
  9. Extending the Infrastructure into the Cloud11m

Security in the Cloud

by Sean Wilkins

Apr 26, 2018 / 1h 2m

1h 2m

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This course focuses on security services for Cloud+ and virtual solutions. In this course, Security in the Cloud, you'll learn foundational knowledge about various security tools, services, and technologies of a virtualization/cloud solution deployment. First, you'll learn about security configurations and compliance. Next, you'll explore information about access control. Finally, you'll review the different security automation techniques and tools. When you're finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of security technologies needed to understand security for Cloud+.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview1m
  2. Investigating Cloud Security Configurations and Compliance Control28m
  3. Analyzing Cloud Security Technologies and Access Control 15m
  4. Reviewing Cloud Automation Techniques 17m

Maintenance in the Cloud

by Sean Wilkins

Apr 26, 2018 / 1h 15m

1h 15m

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Whether you're working in the Cloud or with virtualization, your solution will need to be maintained. In this course, Maintenance in the Cloud, you'll learn foundational knowledge of different maintenance subjects. First, you'll learn about patching virtualization and cloud based solutions. Next, you'll discover the ways that automation can be used to handle solution updating and maintenance tasks. Finally, you'll explore backup and restoration concepts and disaster recovery. When you're finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of Cloud+ needed to maintain your solutions.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview1m
  2. Determining the Best Solution Patching Methodology20m
  3. Investigating the Updating and Maintenance of Cloud Elements Through Automation18m
  4. Reviewing the Different Backup and Restoration Methods19m
  5. Application of Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Processes15m

Basic Management Principles in a Cloud Environment

by Sean Wilkins

Apr 26, 2018 / 1h 9m

1h 9m

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There are multiple management subjects that are important to understand when working with virtualization and/or Cloud solutions. In this course, Basic Management Principles in a Cloud Environment, you'll learn foundational knowledge of the high-level processes and procedures to manage your Cloud environment. First, you'll learn about virtualization and Cloud resource allocation and how it compares with traditional solutions. Next, you'll discuss resource use, deployment and optimization techniques. Then, you'll explore user accounts and the different techniques and tasks that are used when provisioning them. Finally, you'll discover virtualization and cloud SLA metric concepts and how they can be assessed. When you're finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of Cloud environment needed to manage your virtual or Cloud solutions.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview1m
  2. Assessing Cloud and Virtualization Environment Resource Allocation22m
  3. Determining Resource Use, Deployment, and Optimization22m
  4. Implementing Account Provisioning Techniques and Tasks11m
  5. Reviewing the Common Cloud and Virtualization SLA Metrics12m

Fundamental Virtualization and Cloud Troubleshooting Scenarios

by Sean Wilkins

Apr 26, 2018 / 1h 44m

1h 44m

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This course will review many of the different troubleshooting scenarios that are commonly seen as well as the different issues that they present to the organization. It also reviews some of the tools to use when troubleshooting them. In this course, Fundamental Virtualization and Cloud Troubleshooting Scenario, you will gain the ability to troubleshooting different common scenarios and how to handle them within the Cloud. First, you will learn how to recognize a variety of different troubleshooting scenarios that commonly occur. Next, you will discover the basics of how to troubleshoot them. Finally, you will explore how to how to remedy and verify that they are fixed. When you're finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge Cloud and virtualization scenarios need to troubleshoot, correct, and test them in a cloud or virtualization setting.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview1m
  2. Reviewing Common Troubleshooting Methods10m
  3. Troubleshooting Cloud Deployment Scenarios17m
  4. Troubleshooting Common Cloud Capacity Problems14m
  5. Addressing Automation and Orchestration Workflow Breakdowns9m
  6. Troubleshooting Cloud Networking Using Common Tools30m
  7. Reviewing Cloud Security Issues 20m

What you will learn

  • Analyzing systems and requirements for migrating workloads to the cloud.
  • Evaluating and properly allocating cloud resources.
  • Maintaining desired system performance via technology and process implementation.
  • Securing your cloud environment with appropriate controls given requirements.
  • Troubleshooting cloud implementations.

Pre-requisites

A general understanding of networks is recommended.