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CompTIA Cloud+ Study Guide

Book Description

A hands-on approach to cloud computing for Exam CV0-001

CompTIA Cloud+ Study Guide covers 100% of all exam CV0-001objectives with in-depth explanations from expert Todd Montgomery. This comprehensive resource covers all aspects of cloud computing infrastructure and administration, with a practical focus on real-world skills. Each chapter includes a list of exam topics, helpful hands-on exercises, and illustrative examples that show how concepts are applied in different scenarios, to help you build a solid foundation of cloud computing skills. You also gain access to the Sybex interactive online learning environment and test bank, featuring electronic flashcards, glossary of key terms, and chapter tests and practice exams that help you test your knowledge and gauge the extent of your understanding.

CompTIA's Cloud+ certification covers the implementation, maintenance, delivery, and security of cloud technologies and infrastructure. With thorough coverage, practical instruction, and expert insight, this book provides an ideal resource for Exam CV0-001 preparation.

  • Master the fundamental concepts, terminology, and characteristics of cloud computing
  • Implement cloud solutions, manage the infrastructure, and monitor performance
  • Install, configure, and manage virtual machines and devices
  • Get up to speed on hardware, testing, deployment, and more

The Cloud+ certification identifies you as the professional these companies need to ensure safe, seamless, functional cloud services, and The CompTIA Cloud+ Study Guide Exam CV0-001 provides the tools you need to be confident on exam day.

Table of Contents

  1. Acknowledgments
  2. About the Author
  3. Introduction
  4. Assessment Test
  5. Answers to Assessment Test
  6. Chapter 1 Cloud Computing Overview, Concepts, and Models
    1. Overview of Cloud Computing
    2. Cloud Services Models and Architecture
    3. Cloud Delivery Models
    4. Cloud Characteristics and Terms
    5. Cloud Object Storage Concepts
    6. Summary
    7. Exam Essentials
    8. Written Lab
    9. Review Questions
  7. Chapter 2 Compute Virtualization in the Cloud
    1. Understanding the Hypervisor in a Virtualized Cloud
    2. Setting Up and Managing VMs, Networking, and Storage
    3. Migrating from Physical Servers to a Virtual Architecture
    4. Understanding the Benefits of Virtualization in a Cloud Environment
    5. Virtual Components in a Cloud Environment
    6. Summary
    7. Exam Essentials
    8. Written Lab
    9. Review Questions
  8. Chapter 3 Cloud Storage and Provisioning
    1. Understanding Infrastructure
    2. Comparing Storage Technologies
    3. Working with Storage Protocols
    4. Understanding Protocols and Applications
    5. Understanding Storage Configuration Concepts
    6. Tiering
    7. RAID Levels
    8. Filesystem Types
    9. Using Storage Provisioning and Creating LUNs
    10. Creating Network Shares
    11. Zoning and LUN Masking
    12. Multipathing
    13. Implications of Adding Capacity to a NAS and SAN
    14. Summary
    15. Exam Essentials
    16. Written Lab
    17. Review Questions
  9. Chapter 4 Cloud Networking Concepts and Implementation
    1. Implementing Appropriate Network Configurations
    2. The Importance of Network Optimization
    3. Troubleshooting Basic Network Connectivity Issues
    4. Common Network Protocols, Ports, and Topologies
    5. Summary
    6. Exam Essentials
    7. Written Lab
    8. Review Questions
  10. Chapter 5 Cloud Compute Resources, Concepts, and Implementation
    1. Understanding the Hardware Computing Resources in the Cloud
    2. Computing Storage Systems
    3. Summary
    4. Exam Essentials
    5. Written Lab
    6. Review Questions
  11. Chapter 6 Cloud Management Concepts
    1. Managing Your Cloud Deployment
    2. Cloud Provider Management Services
    3. Management as a Service
    4. Remote Access Tools for Managing Your Cloud
    5. Summary
    6. Exam Essentials
    7. Written Lab
    8. Review Questions
  12. Chapter 7 Cloud Operations
    1. Implementing and Using Cloud Resource Monitoring
    2. Understanding and Allocating Physical Host Resources
    3. Understanding and Allocating Virtual Host Resources
    4. Accessing Cloud Resources Remotely
    5. SSH
    6. Summary
    7. Exam Essentials
    8. Written Lab
    9. Review Questions
  13. Chapter 8 Understanding and Maintaining Cloud Security
    1. Understanding Network Security Concepts, Tools, and Best Practices
    2. Understanding Storage Security Concepts, Methods, and Best Practices
    3. Cloud Encryption Technologies and Methods
    4. Understanding User Access Control
    5. Hardening the Guest OS and Compute Resources
    6. Summary
    7. Exam Essentials
    8. Written Lab
    9. Review Questions
  14. Chapter 9 Systems Management in the Cloud
    1. Understanding Policies and Procedures in the Cloud Environment
    2. Diagnosing, Remediating, and Optimizing Physical Host Performance
    3. Understanding Cloud Performance Concepts
    4. Testing Your Cloud Services Deployment
    5. Summary
    6. Exam Essentials
    7. Written Lab
    8. Review Questions
  15. Chapter 10 Understanding Business Continuity in the Cloud
    1. Disaster Recovery Methods and Concepts
    2. High Availability and Fault Tolerance in the Cloud
    3. Summary
    4. Exam Essentials
    5. Written Lab
    6. Review Questions
  16. Appendix A Answers to Written Labs
    1. Chapter 1: Cloud Computing Overview, Concepts, and Models
    2. Chapter 2: Compute Virtualization in the Cloud
    3. Chapter 3: Cloud Storage and Provisioning
    4. Chapter 4: Cloud Networking Concepts and Implementation
    5. Chapter 5: Cloud Compute Resources, Concepts, and Implementation
    6. Chapter 6: Cloud Management Concepts
    7. Chapter 7: Cloud Operations
    8. Chapter 8: Understanding and Maintaining Cloud Security
    9. Chapter 9: Systems Management in the Cloud
    10. Chapter 10: Understanding Business Continuity in the Cloud
  17. Appendix B Answers to Review Questions
    1. Chapter 1: Cloud Computing Overview, Concepts, and Models
    2. Chapter 2: Compute Virtualization in the Cloud
    3. Chapter 3: Cloud Storage and Provisioning
    4. Chapter 4: Cloud Networking Concepts and Implementation
    5. Chapter 5: Cloud Compute Resources, Concepts, and Implementation
    6. Chapter 6: Cloud Management Concepts
    7. Chapter 7: Cloud Operations
    8. Chapter 8: Understanding and Maintaining Cloud Security
    9. Chapter 9: Systems Management in the Cloud
    10. Chapter 10: Understanding Business Continuity in the Cloud
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