Chapter 4 Virtualization and Cloud Computing

CompTIA A+ Certification Exam Core 1 (220-1001) objectives covered in this chapter:

  • ✓ 4.1 Compare and contrast cloud computing concepts.
    • Common cloud models
      • IaaS
      • SaaS
      • PaaS
      • Public vs. private vs. hybrid vs. community
    • Shared resources
      • Internal vs. external
    • Rapid elasticity
    • On-demand
    • Resource pooling
    • Measured service
    • Metered
    • Off-site email applications
    • Cloud file storage services
      • Synchronization apps
    • Virtual application streaming/cloud-based applications
      • Applications for cell phones/tablets
      • Applications for laptops/desktops
    • Virtual desktop
      • Virtual NIC
  • ✓ 4.2 Given a scenario, set up and configure client-side virtualization.
    • Purpose of virtual machines
    • Resource requirements
    • Emulator requirements ...

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