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CompTIA Storage+

Author: Nigel Poulton

Seeking storage skills? Look no further! Our CompTIA Storage+ series will walk you through the storage technologies you need to know for the exam. This curriculum is CompTIA... Read more

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This series is split into three parts. While the first introduces fundamentals, the latter two build upon and add depth to those basic concepts.

CompTIA Storage+ Part 1: Storage Fundamentals

by Nigel Poulton

Dec 9, 2013 / 3h 19m

3h 19m

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Description

Storage and storage networking are becoming increasingly important to businesses of all shapes and sizes across the planet. And they will only continue to become more and more important in the future, as businesses and society in general are demanding more and more storage than ever. As a result, there is an increasing demand for IT professionals to be proficient with storage concepts and administering storage systems. This CompTIA Storage+ training course not only covers the objectives required for the CompTIA Storage+ exam, but also covers topics current and relevant in the real world, such as cloud storage and flash memory. This course is vendor-neutral and will train the student in topics ranging from disk drives and flash memory, through RAID, arrays, SANS, backup & recovery, object storage and cloud storage. If you're new to IT, or consider yourself a server or networking veteran, this course will bring you up to speed on the fundamental concepts of storage, as well as introduce you to the disruptive nature of technologies like cloud storage and flash memory.

Table of contents
  1. Getting Started With CompTIA Storage+ Exam Training4m
  2. The Mighty Disk Drive38m
  3. Solid State Storage36m
  4. RAID: Redundant Array of Independent Drives58m
  5. Storage Arrays1h 1m

CompTIA Storage+ Part 2: Network Storage & Data Replication

by Nigel Poulton

Dec 9, 2013 / 3h 26m

3h 26m

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Description

Storage and storage networking are becoming increasingly important to businesses of all shapes and sizes across the planet. And they will only continue to become more and more important in the future, as businesses and society in general are demanding more and more storage than ever. As a result, there is an increasing demand for IT professionals to be proficient with storage concepts and administering storage systems. This CompTIA Storage+ training course not only covers the objectives required for the CompTIA Storage+ exam, but also covers topics current and relevant in the real world, such as cloud storage and flash memory. This course is vendor-neutral and will train the student in topics ranging from disk drives and flash memory, through RAID, arrays, SANS, backup & recovery, object storage and cloud storage. If you're new to IT, or consider yourself a server or networking veteran, this course will bring you up to speed on the fundamental concepts of storage, as well as introduce you to the disruptive nature of technologies like cloud storage and flash memory.

Table of contents
  1. Fibre Channel Storage Area Networks1h 7m
  2. IP Storage56m
  3. Converged Networking and Data Centers31m
  4. Replication Technologies28m
  5. Snapshots and Clones23m

CompTIA Storage+ Part 3: Data Protection & Storage

by Nigel Poulton

Dec 9, 2013 / 4h 31m

4h 31m

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Description

Storage and storage networking are becoming increasingly important to businesses of all shapes and sizes across the planet. And they will only continue to become more and more important in the future, as businesses and society in general are demanding more and more storage than ever. As a result, there is an increasing demand for IT professionals to be proficient with storage concepts and administering storage systems. This CompTIA Storage+ training course not only covers the objectives required for the CompTIA Storage+ exam, but also covers topics current and relevant in the real world, such as cloud storage and flash memory. This course is vendor-neutral and will train the student in topics ranging from disk drives and flash memory, through RAID, arrays, SANS, backup & recovery, object storage and cloud storage. If you're new to IT, or consider yourself a server or networking veteran, this course will bring you up to speed on the fundamental concepts of storage, as well as introduce you to the disruptive nature of technologies like cloud storage and flash memory.

Table of contents
  1. Capacity Optimization Technologies36m
  2. Storage Virtualization26m
  3. Backup Archive and Recovery57m
  4. Cloud Storage22m
  5. Storage Management29m
  6. Storage Performance49m
  7. Troubleshooting42m
  8. Preparing for the Exam7m

What you will learn

  • Disk drive anatomy, performance, and size
  • Flash memory solid-state storage
  • RAID and its purpose
  • The purpose of storage arrays and the types
  • The basics of IP storage
  • How to converge network and data centers
  • How to replicate data and what technologies to use
  • How to create snapshots and clones
  • Fibre Channel Storage Area Networks
  • Technologies that optimize capacity
  • Utilizing virtual storage
  • How to efficiently backup and recover
  • Storage management methods
  • Exam preparation suggestions

Pre-requisites

No prior experience is required.