Cloud Storage Course

Learn about different storage types, how to manage storage and what to do in case the worst should happen.

1 hour, 3 minutes

Course description

This course explores the different types of storage, how to provision, manage and protect the storage. You'll also discover how to maintain storage while planning for disaster recovery and creating a business continuity plan.


Business Continuity Plan Lab

Video - 00:07:00

A Business Continuity Plan (BCP) must be well-thought and implemented according to the plan. This episode explains BCP components in detail.
Disaster Recovery Considerations

Video - 00:05:00

Additional considerations must be made for disaster recovery related to storage. This episode explores these additional considerations.
Disaster Recovery Capabilities Demo

Video - 00:07:00

This episode will explain some disaster recovery terminology and demonstrate recovery recommendations for AWS, GCP and Azure.
Storage Security Lab

Video - 00:06:00

You store your data in cloud storage. Therefore, storage security is very important and that is the topic of this episode.
Storage Management Demo

Video - 00:06:00

We cannot simply place data in the cloud and hope for the best. Storage management is equally important if not more so. This episode explains storage management and storage tiers in cloud solutions.
Access Protocols

Video - 00:06:00

Cloud solutions support several access protocols. Understanding these protocols is most useful for private cloud deployments and this episode explains their basic characteristics and uses.
Storage Features

Video - 00:06:00

This episode explores the common features of cloud storage solutions and also explains important terminology related to storage.
Storage Protection Capabilities

Video - 00:09:00

Data must be available when users need it. This episode explains methods used for storage protection through various data redundancy methods.
Provisioning Storage

Video - 00:06:00

Provisioning cloud storage requires planning. This episode explains the planning process and defines several concepts related to cloud storage.
Cloud Storage Types

Video - 00:06:00

This episode explains the varying storage types you might use in a public or private cloud deployment.

Meet the author

Mike Meyers

Mike Meyers, affectionately called the "Alpha Geek," is the industry's leading authority on CompTIA certifications. He is the president and co-founder of Total Seminars, LLC, a provider of PC and network repair seminars, books, videos and courseware for thousands of organizations throughout the world. Mike has been involved in the computer and network repair industry since 1987 as a technician, instructor, author, consultant and speaker. He has sold over a million IT and certification books, including the best-selling CompTIA A+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide and CompTIA Network+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide. He has personally taught thousands of students, including U.S. senators, U.S. Supreme Court Justices, members of the United Nation, every branch of the U.S. Armed Forces, many branches of the Department of Justice, hundreds of corporate clients and academic students at every level.

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