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Cloud+: Deploying and Managing a Cloud Infrastructure (Course & Labs)

ISBN : 9781616915926

Gain hands-on expertise in the CompTIA Cloud+ CV0-001 certification exam with the Cloud+: Deploying and Managing a Cloud Infrastructure 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 and lab cover all the objectives covered in the CV0-001 exam and provide competency in the areas such as business continuity, infrastructure, security, virtualization, resource management, and cloud models. The complete cert guide contains performance-based labs that provides hands-on learning with the real-world scenarios.

CompTIA Cloud+ certification is a globally recognized, vendor-neutral industry supported and demanded credential designed for IT professionals. The CompTIA Cloud+ certification exam is a standalone certification from CompTIA with the exam code CV0-001. The certification is targeted at professionals working in cloud computing environment. This certification exam validates your knowledge, skills, and proficiency in working with cloud technologies.

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Pre Assessment Questions
Post Assessment Questions
Performance lab
Video tutorials

Videos and How To

uCertify course includes videos to help understand concepts. It also includes How Tos that help learners with how to accomplish certain tasks.

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Exam related FAQs
What is the exam registration fee? USD 302
Where do I take the exam? Pearson VUE
What is the format of the exam? Multiple choice questions
What are the pre-requisites of the exam? While there are no official prerequisites for the CompTIA Cloud+ exams, both CompTIA and uCertify strongly recommend candidates to have atleast 24-36 months of work experience in IT networking, storage, or data center administration, and familiarity with any major hypervisor technologies for server virtualization.
How many questions are asked in the exam? The exam contains 100 questions.
What is the duration of the exam? 90 minutes
What is the passing score? 750

(on a scale of 0-900)

What is the exam's retake policy?

CV0-001 exam, CompTIA's retake policy is:

  • In the event that you fail your first attempt at passing the CompTIA certification examination, CompTIA does not require a waiting period between the first and second attempt to pass such examination. However, if you need a third or subsequent attempt to pass the examination, you shall be required to wait for a period of at least fourteen calendar days from the date of your last attempt before you can retake the exam.
  • If a candidate has passed an exam, he/she cannot take it again without prior consent from CompTIA.
  • A test result found to be in violation of the retake policy will not be processed, which will result in no credit awarded for the test taken. Repeat violators will be banned from participation in the CompTIA Certification Program.
  • Candidates must pay the exam price each time they attempt the exam. CompTIA does not offer free re-tests or discounts on retakes.
What is the validity of the certification? CompTIA Cloud+ certification are valid for three years from the date the candidate is certified, after which the certification holder will need to renew their certification via CompTIA's Continuing Education Program.
Where can I find more information about this exam? To know more about the CV0-001-complete, click here.
  • Basic Terms and Characteristics
  • Object Storage Concepts
  • Summary
  • Lesson Essentials
  • The True Nature of the Cloud
  • Virtualization and Scalability
  • The Cloud Hypervisor
  • Key Benefits of Implementing Hypervisors
  • Foundations of Cloud Computing
  • Summary
  • Lesson Essentials
  • Technical Basics of Cloud and Scalable Computing
  • The Cloud Infrastructure
  • Summary
  • Lesson Essentials
  • Understanding Cloud Management Platforms
  • Service-Level Agreements
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Managing Cloud Workloads
  • Securing Data in the Cloud
  • Managing Devices
  • Summary
  • Lesson Essentials
  • Performance Concepts
  • Disk Performance
  • Impact of Configuration Changes
  • Common Issues
  • Summary
  • Lesson Essentials
  • Private
  • Public
  • Hybrid
  • Community
  • On-Premises vs. Off-Premises Hosting
  • Accountability and Responsibility Based on Delivery Models
  • Security Differences between Models
  • Functionality and Performance Validation
  • Orchestration Platforms
  • Summary
  • Lesson Essentials
  • Setting Up the Cloud
  • Virtual Resource Migration
  • Virtual Components of the Cloud
  • Summary
  • Lesson Essentials
  • Cloud Hardware Resources
  • Management Differences between Public, Private, and Hybrid Clouds
  • Tiering
  • Summary
  • Lesson Essentials
  • Cloud Storage Concepts
  • Cloud vs. SAN Storage
  • Cloud Provisioning
  • Cloud Storage Technology
  • Cloud Storage Gateway
  • Cloud Security and Privacy
  • Summary
  • Lesson Essentials
  • Overview of Deployment Models
  • Cloud Management Strategies
  • Cloud Architecture
  • Cloud Deployment Options
  • Creating and Deploying Cloud Services
  • Summary
  • Lesson Essentials
  • Cloud Computing Standards
  • Security Concepts and Tools
  • Encryption Techniques
  • Access Control Methods
  • Implementing Guest and Host Hardening Techniques
  • Summary
  • Lesson Essentials
  • The Nature of Cloud Business
  • Cloud Service Business Models
  • The Enterprise Cloud
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Business Continuity and Cloud Computing
  • Summary
  • Lesson Essentials
  • Work Optimization
  • The Right Cloud Model
  • Adapting Organizational Culture for the Cloud
  • Potholes on the Cloud Road
  • Summary
  • Lesson Essentials
  • Introduction
  • Cloud Concepts and Models
  • Virtualization
  • Infrastructure and Network Optimization
  • Troubleshooting and Common Network Protocols
  • Resource Management and Allocation
  • Security and Access Control Methods
  • Systems Management and Performance Concepts
  • Business Continuity in the Cloud
  • Conclusion

Hands on Activities (Labs)

  • Understanding cloud bursting
  • Understanding physical layer abstraction
  • Identifying basic characteristics of cloud
  • Understanding virtualization
  • Identifying benefits of hypervisor
  • Identifying cloud components
  • Identifying types of leased lines
  • Identifying traditional and cloud data center
  • Identifying modules of OpenStack
  • Identifying Open Compute Project
  • Identifying IT processes and procedures
  • Understanding SLA
  • Identifying network domains
  • Identifying change types
  • Identifying ITIL framework phases
  • Identifying transporting network
  • Identifying diagonal scaling
  • Identifying application workload profile value
  • Identifying data frame receiving process
  • Understanding access time
  • Identifying organizations for full private cloud deployment
  • Identifying roles of cloud players
  • Creating a virtual machine
  • Identifying steps for creating clones of a virtual machine
  • Understanding virtual CPU
  • Identifying vSphere editions
  • Identifying RAID levels
  • Understanding VMFS
  • Identifying SAN and NAS
  • Identifying cloud and SAN storage
  • Identifying OSI model layers
  • Identifying data replication
  • Identifying cloud storage technology
  • Identifying AWS Storage Gateway
  • Understanding heterogeneous cloud computing
  • Understanding cloud deployment models
  • Identifying cloud architecture benefits
  • Identifying cloud service testing types
  • Identifying Flume agent components
  • Identifying methods to design a network
  • Understanding secure sockets layer
  • Understanding public key infrastructure
  • Identifying commands for disabling ports and services
  • Installing security software
  • Identifying use cases for PaaS
  • Identifying advantages of virtual private cloud
  • Identifying adaption models