Course

Data Storage and Sharing

In this course, you'll get to grips with the technologies of data storage and sharing.
17 minutes 4 videos

Course description

Dive deeper into the details of data storage and sharing, and learn some of the ways we keep and transmit data. In this course, you’ll look at the basics of the binary language and explore storage technologies and mass storage technologies, as well as different types of storage like CDs and hard drives.

Syllabus

Ask Me Anything About Data Storage and Sharing

Video - 00:07:00

In this episode, Scott talks about external hard drives, CDs, DVDs and Blu-ray. He also explains the difference between hard drives and SSDs and other types of storage.
Mass Storage Variation

Video - 00:03:00

In this episode, Scott explores the many types of mass storage devices used in computing devices.
Storage Technologies

Video - 00:04:00

In this episode, Scott describes features of hard drives, the most commonly used long-term storage device in PCs.
Basics of Binary

Video - 00:04:00

In this episode, Scott explains the language of a computer: binary.

Meet the author

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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