Cloud technology creates new opportunities and job roles. By enhancing your current skill set to include cloud computing, becoming proficient in delivering files and applications over the Internet. With information technology on the move to the cloud, stay ahead of the pack; make sure you have the cloud services skills you need to continue to be the IT professional.
This course explores the advantages of moving to the cloud and outlines the detailed skill sets IT professional will want to acquire. It describes what the cloud offers and how it applies to and impacts existing infrastructure, including issues such as cost, security, data control, and integrity.
Course Outline Compare and contrast cloud services.
Compare and contrast cloud delivery models and services.
Summarize cloud characteristics and terms.
Explain object storage concepts.
Explain the differences between hypervisor types.
Install, configure, and manage virtual machines and devices.
Given a scenario, perform virtual resource migration.
Explain the benefits of virtualization in a cloud environment.
Compare and contrast virtual components used to construct a cloud environment.
Compare and contrast various storage technologies.
Explain storage configuration concepts.
Execute storage provisioning.
Given a scenario, implement appropriate network configurations.
Explain the importance of network optimization.
Given a scenario, troubleshoot basic network connectivity issues.
Explain common network protocols, ports, and topologies.
Explain common hardware resources and features used to enable virtual environments.
Given a scenario, implement and use proper resource monitoring techniques.
Given a scenario, appropriately allocate physical (host) resources using best practices.
Given a scenario, appropriately allocate virtual (guest) resources using best practices.
Given a scenario, use appropriate tools for remote access.
Explain network security concepts, tools, and best practices.
Explain storage security concepts, methods, and best practices.
Compare contrast different encryption technologies and methods.
Identify access control methods.
Implement guest and host hardening techniques.
Explain policies and procedures as they relate to a cloud environment.
Given a scenario, diagnose, remediate and optimize physical host performance.
Explain common performance concepts as they relate to the host and the guest.
Implement appropriate testing techniques when deploying cloud services.
Compare and contrast disaster recovery methods and concepts.
Deploy solutions to meet availability requirements.