CompTIA's Cloud+ Certification (CV0-002)

By Eric Frick

A multi-part review of material designed for the intermediate cloud user covering multiple different aspects of cloud computing.

7 hours
  • 39 Lessons
  • 1 Practice Exam

About the course

The CompTIA Cloud Plus certification is CompTIA’s intermediate cloud computing certification and combines some introductory material about cloud computing along with the management and operations of cloud computing environments. This class is vendor-neutral and concentrates on concepts and operations that are inclusive of all cloud computing environments.

In the first section of this course, we cover the configuration and deployment of cloud-based systems along with many of the detailed definitions of cloud system components. This includes the definitions of cloud deployment models, cloud service models, and cloud models of high availability. In addition, information is included on cloud storage types, CPU, and memory models in cloud-based systems as well as an overview of virtualized resources.

Section 2 of this class covers security of cloud-based systems. This includes security configurations, compliance controls, and setting access control levels. We also discuss some of the high-level security requirements for the network, compute, and storage components of cloud-based systems.

In section 3 of this class, we discuss maintenance of cloud-based systems. Specifically, we discuss the details of patching systems, implementing automation to deliver system updates, and backup and restore services.

Section 4 of this class describes management tools and techniques for cloud-based systems. These include allocation of cloud resources, application provisioning, and account provisioning. We also discuss preformance monitoring and metrics reporting in this section.

In the last section of the class, we cover troubleshooting issues in cloud-based systems. We cover such issues as troubleshooting deployment issues, orchestration, capacity issues, and connectivity issues. We also describe a general model for the troubleshooting methodology.

Although the Cloud Essentials certification is not a strict prerequisite for this class, it is highly recommended. The ideal candidate for this class is a cloud practitioner looking to either start or continue a career in cloud computing, It is also ideal for IT managers who want to have a deeper understanding of cloud computing.

  • Chapter 1 5 Lessons Introduction 8:24

    An Important Note About A Cloud Guru and Linux Academy Courses

    1:19

    About the Course

    2:53

    About the Author

    0:55

    How to Use the Interactive Diagram

    1:26

    Other Course Features

    1:51
  • Chapter 2 9 Lessons Configuration and Deployment 1:57:21

    Analyzing System Requirements

    18:49

    Executing a Deployment Plan

    11:59

    Analyzing the Test Plan

    16:52

    Analyzing Test Results

    8:05

    Analyzing Virtual Network Settings

    9:12

    Analyzing CPU and Memory Settings

    14:50

    Analyzing Storage Types

    13:36

    Analyzing Workload Characteristics

    12:39

    Extending the Infrastructure Into the Cloud

    11:19
  • Chapter 3 4 Lessons Security 51:01

    Security and Compliance Controls

    16:31

    Applying the Appropriate ACL

    12:30

    Implementing Defined Security Technologies

    11:43

    Security Automation

    10:17
  • Chapter 4 6 Lessons Maintenance 1:08:51

    How to Apply Patches

    10:42

    Applying Automation to Cloud Tools

    8:11

    Backup and Restore Methods

    13:33

    Disaster Recovery Models

    12:08

    Steps for Business Continuity

    12:34

    Maintenance Automation Techniques

    11:43
  • Chapter 5 7 Lessons Management 1:14:26

    Forecast Resources

    9:57

    Allocation of Cloud Resources

    12:56

    Provisioning Cloud Resources

    10:10

    Account Provisioning

    13:45

    Deployment Results

    11:04

    Performance Data

    9:26

    Reporting Metrics

    7:08
  • Chapter 6 6 Lessons Troubleshooting 1:07:53

    Deployment Issues

    16:11

    Capacity Issues

    10:16

    Automation/Orchestration Issues

    10:32

    Connectivity Isssues

    11:01

    Security Issues

    10:58

    The Troubleshooting Methodology

    8:55
  • Chapter 7 3 Lessons Next Steps 1:03:05

    Scheduling the Test

    1:38

    Preparing for the Test

    1:27

    CompTIA Cloud+ Certification

    1:00:00 Quiz

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