Data Storage and Sharing

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

4 videos  //  17 minutes of training

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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.

Course syllabus

Basics of BinaryDuration: 3:34

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

Storage TechnologiesDuration: 3:45

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

Mass Storage VariationDuration: 2:50

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

Ask Me Anything About Data Storage and SharingDuration: 6:57

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.

Meet the author

Scott Jernigan

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Scott Jernigan is editor-in-chief for Total Seminars, a provider of PC and network repair seminars, books, videos and courseware for thousands of organizations. Scott has been involved in the computer, network and IT industry since 1996 as a technician, instructor, editor, author and speaker.

Scott has written, edited, and contributed to dozens of books on computer literacy, hardware, operating systems, networking and certification. His latest book is Computer Literacy: Your Ticket to IC3 Certification. Scott co-authored the best-selling CompTIA A+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide, the Mike Meyers A+ Guide to Managing and Troubleshooting PCs and the CompTIA Strata IT Fundamentals All-in-One Exam Guide. Scott has taught computer classes all over the U.S., including stints at the United Nations and the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia. 

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