Cloud Storage

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

10 videos  //  63 minutes of training

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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.

Course syllabus

Cloud Storage TypesDuration: 5:43

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

Provisioning StorageDuration: 5:49

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

Storage Protection CapabilitiesDuration: 8:50

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

Storage FeaturesDuration: 6:04

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

Access ProtocolsDuration: 5:48

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 Management DemoDuration: 6:23

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.

Storage Security LabDuration: 5:34

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

Disaster Recovery Capabilities DemoDuration: 7:24

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

Disaster Recovery ConsiderationsDuration: 4:40

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

Business Continuity Plan LabDuration: 7:08

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

Meet the author

Tom Carpenter


Tom Carpenter is a 25+ year veteran of the IT industry. He started in entry-level systems support and quickly moved into the role of a systems analyst and network engineer. He founded the technical content development and training company SysEdCo in 1997, which he continues to operate.

Having written more than 20 books for the IT industry, he brings a wealth of experience to any topic and holds many certifications from both vendors and vendor-neutral certification organizations. He is also the head of certification development for the CWNP program and heavily involved in objectives development and exam creation within the certification industry.

Tom uses AWS to run several business websites as well as test labs used for content creation and management. According to Tom, "AWS is everything I did in the 90s, and more, in the cloud!” Tom lives in Ohio with his lovely wife Julie and enjoys anything related to technology, learning and human potential. lth and status of a 60-node SIEM cluster designed to handle data from 60,000 data sources.

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