7Storage Devices

In this chapter you will learn:

> Basic storage terms

> About PATA, SATA, SSD, and SSHD technologies

> How to install and configure storage devices, including RAID

> How to fix storage device problems

> How to keep a hard drive healthy

> How to create and troubleshoot a RAID

> How to create and use Windows Storage Spaces

> Effective phone communication

CompTIA Exam Objectives:

What CompTIA A+ exam objectives are covered in this chapter?

1001-3.1 Explain basic cable types, features, and their purposes.

1001-3.2 Identify common connector types.

1001-3.4 Given a scenario, select, install, and configure storage devices.

1001-5.3 Given a scenario, troubleshoot hard drives and RAID arrays.

1002-1.3 Summarize general OS installation ...

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