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Cloud Essentials-CompTIA Authorized Courseware (Course & Labs)

ISBN : 9781616917432

Kick start your prep for the CompTIA Cloud Essentials Certification exam with the Cloud Essentials course and performance-based labs. Performance-based labs simulate real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course & training. This course focuses on the real-world scenarios of cloud computing in business and IT. The course also covers topics that include the cloud types, impact and changes on IT service management, business value of cloud computing, steps to a successful adoption of the cloud, and risks and consequences.

CompTIA Cloud Essentials certification exam is a widely recognized vendor-neutral credential. The exam focuses on topics that includes cloud computing and business value; technical perspectives/cloud types; steps to successful adoption of cloud computing; characteristics of cloud services from a business perspective; risks and consequences of cloud computing; impact and changes of cloud computing on IT service management.

Glossary of terms
Pre Assessment Questions
Full Length Tests
Post Assessment Questions
Performance lab
  • Defining Cloud Computing
  • Understanding Distributed Application Design
  • Understanding Resource Management Automation
  • Understanding Virtualized Computing Environments
  • Understanding High-Performance Computing Models
  • Understanding Cloud Computing Technologies
  • Review Questions
  • Evolving from Virtualization to the Cloud
  • Planning Organizational Roles in the Cloud
  • Identifying Cloud Deployment Models and Scope Modifiers
  • Including Future Cloud Models
  • Review Questions
  • Categorizing Cloud Services
  • Examining Software as a Service
  • Examining Platform as a Service
  • Examining Infrastructure as a Service
  • Identifying Emerging Cloud Database Capabilities
  • Defining Everything as a Service
  • Review Questions
  • Comparing Traditional Technologies and Cloud Alternatives
  • Accessing the Cloud
  • Leveraging Software as a Service
  • Developing within Platform as a Service
  • Implementing Infrastructure as a Service
  • Empowering Mobile Computing
  • Review Questions
  • Identifying Business Drivers for Cloud Computing
  • Examining the Business Impact
  • Review Questions
  • Understanding Cloud Networks
  • Leveraging Automation and Self-Service
  • Understanding Federated Cloud Services
  • Achieving Interoperability
  • Review Questions
  • Aligning Cloud Deployments with Organizational Goals
  • Identifying the Impact of Cloud Adoption to Business Processes
  • Understanding the Importance of Service-Level Agreements
  • Review Questions
  • Understanding the Role of Standard Applications
  • Developing Cloud-Ready Applications
  • Migrating Applications to the Cloud
  • Preparing for Technical Challenges
  • Identifying and Mitigating Risks
  • Review Questions
  • Identifying Vendor Roles and Responsibilities
  • Identifying Organizational Skill Requirements
  • Transitioning to Live Environments
  • Preparing for Incident Management
  • Review Questions
  • Understanding ITIL Service Management
  • Applying ITIL to Cloud Computing
  • Developing and Utilizing Performance Metrics
  • Implementing Continual Process Improvement
  • Review Questions
  • Understanding Security and Risk
  • Reviewing Security Standards
  • Exploring Common Security Risks and Mitigations
  • Implementing an ISMS
  • Responding to Incidents
  • Recognizing Security Benefits
  • Review Questions
  • Identifying Legal Risks
  • Identifying Privacy Risks
  • Managing Identity in the Cloud
  • Review Questions

Hands on Activities (Labs)

  • Understanding cloud bursting
  • Understanding physical layer abstraction
  • Identifying basic characteristics of cloud
  • Identifying cloud based services
  • Installing dropbox on your computer
  • Understanding distributed application design
  • Understanding virtualization
  • Identifying SAN and NAS
  • Identifying cloud and SAN storage
  • Identifying cloud components
  • Identifying Server and distributed virtualization
  • Identifying organizations for full private cloud deployment
  • Understanding cloud deployment models
  • Understanding SLA
  • Identifying cloud deployment models
  • Identifying cloud model from the structure
  • Identifying use cases for PaaS
  • Identifying cloud service models
  • Identifying cloud model
  • Identifying application technologies
  • Identifying traditional and cloud data center
  • Installing the Web Server IIS server role
  • Identifying diagonal scaling
  • Identifying IT administrative duties
  • Identifying cloud architecture benefits
  • Identifying IT processes and procedures
  • Identifying OSI model layers
  • Identifying OSI layer functions
  • Creating a virtual machine
  • Identifying automated cloud services capabilities
  • Identifying storage gateways functions
  • Identifying AWS Storage Gateway
  • Identifying cloud service aligned with cloud model
  • Understanding logical division of layers
  • Identifying risk management process
  • Identifying cloud service contract
  • Identifying ITIL framework phases
  • Identifying incident management process
  • Identifying service strategy process
  • Identifying service strategies
  • Identifying roles of cloud players
  • Identifying security controls
  • Identifying layered security framework
  • Identifying benefits of hypervisor
  • Understanding secure sockets layer
  • Identifying software licensing models
  • Identifying Safe Harbor principles