APPENDIX D

CompTIA Server+ Certification Exam Objectives (SK0-004)

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1.0 Server Architecture

1.1 Explain the purpose and function of server form factors

•  Rack mount

•  Dimensions

•  1U, 2U, 4U

•  Cable management arms

•  Rail kits

•  Tower

•  Blade technology

•  Blade enclosure

•  Backplane/midplane

•  Power supply sockets

•  Network modules / switches

•  Management modules

•  Blade server

1.2 Given a scenario, install, configure and maintain server components

•  CPU

•  Multiprocessor vs. multicore

•  Socket type

•  Cache levels: L1, L2, L3

•  Speeds

•  Core

•  Bus

•  Multiplier

•  CPU stepping

•  Architecture

•  x86

•  x64

•  ARM

•  RAM

•  ECC ...

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