CompTIA Cloud Essentials+ (CLO-002)

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CompTIA Cloud Essentials+ (CLO-002)

Authors: Eduardo Freitas, Tim Warner, Jurgen Kevelaers, Steve Buchanan

This learning path is intended to help learners start their preparation to take the CompTIA Cloud Essentials+ (CLO-002) certification exam. This certification helps both IT and... Read more

What You Will Learn

  • Fundamental cloud concepts
  • Business principles of cloud environments
  • Management and technical operations in the cloud
  • Governance, risk, compliance, and security in the cloud

Pre-requisites

None

CompTIA Cloud Essentials+

In this path, you’ll follow along with exam objectives from CompTIA so you have the fundamental knowledge necessary to start preparing for the Cloud Essentials+ (CLO-002) exam.

Cloud Computing Fundamentals: Cloud Concepts

by Eduardo Freitas

Sep 12, 2020 / 1h 36m

1h 36m

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Description

Being able to identify the different cloud storage technologies and understand important aspects of cloud design are essential for cloud computing. In this course, Cloud Computing Fundamentals: Cloud Concepts, you will learn a thorough grounding in Cloud concepts, by understanding the different deployment models and networking concepts.

First, you will explore the different cloud deployment models and be able to identify and understand the different characteristics as well as understanding the shared responsibility model.

Next, you will learn to identify cloud networking concepts, and understand the different connectivity types, common access types and learn more about load balancing, DNS, and firewalls.

After that, you will be able to identify cloud storage technologies, and understand storage features and characteristics, as well as identify the different types of storage.

Finally, you’ll understand the important aspects of cloud design and learn about redundancy, high availability, disaster recovery, and recovery objectives.

When you're finished with this course, you'll have skills and knowledge behind the core concepts of cloud computing technologies and deployment models needed to continue exploring any of the cloud services available in the market.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Cloud Principles
  3. Cloud Networking Concepts
  4. Cloud Storage Concepts
  5. Cloud Design

Cloud Computing Fundamentals: Business Principles of Cloud Environments

by Tim Warner

Aug 31, 2020 / 1h 31m

1h 31m

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Migrating your on-premises workloads to a public cloud requires specialized skills and lots of analysis. In this course, Cloud Computing Fundamentals: Business Principles of Cloud Environments, you’ll gain the ability to build cloud environment assessments and engage cloud vendors and solution providers. First, you’ll explore how to create environment baselines and feasibility studies. Next, you’ll discover the financial aspects of engaging a cloud service provider. Finally, you’ll learn how to evaluate public cloud service offers against your organization's requirements and compliance requirements. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of cloud computing business principles needed to plan for a cost-effective, secure, and compliant cloud migration.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Performing Cloud Environment Assessments
  3. Engaging a Cloud Provider: Financial Aspects
  4. Analyzing Vendor Relations in Cloud Adoptions
  5. Cloud Service Solutions Benefits and Trade-offs
  6. Comparing Cloud Migration Applications

Cloud Computing Fundamentals: Management and Technical Operations

by Jurgen Kevelaers

Oct 6, 2020 / 1h 12m

1h 12m

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Description

To benefit from rapid deployment, limitless scale and cost efficiency, many organizations are planning to move to the cloud. In this course, Cloud Computing Fundamentals: Management and Technical Operations, you’ll learn to tackle the challenges involved in developing applications in a cloud environment and provisioning and monitoring resources. First, you’ll explore the aspects of operating within the cloud. Next, you’ll discover DevOps and continuous integration/continuous delivery. Finally, you’ll learn how to review and report on financial expenditures related to cloud resources. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of management and technical operations needed to perform the day-to-day administration of cloud resources.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Operating within the Cloud
  3. Utilizing DevOps in Cloud Environments
  4. Reviewing and Reporting on Financial Expenditures

Cloud Computing Fundamentals: Governance, Risk, Compliance, and Security

by Steve Buchanan

Sep 30, 2020 / 1h 22m

1h 22m

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In this course, Cloud Computing Fundamentals: Governance, Risk, Compliance, and Security, you’ll learn fundamental cloud governance and security, risk, compliance, and security concepts. First, you’ll explore how to make data-driven cloud governance and security recommendations. Next, you’ll discover the impacts of risk and compliance in the cloud. Finally, you’ll learn how to utilize policies or procedures with management and operations in the cloud. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge to assist your organization in determining which cloud service providers to use, what to migrate to the cloud, when to implement, and how to secure, govern, and operate cloud.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Identifying the Importance and Impacts of Compliance in the Cloud
  3. Explaining Cloud Policies or Procedures
  4. Recognizing Risk Management Concepts Related to Cloud Services
  5. Explaining Security Concerns, Measures, or Concepts of Cloud Operations