Mass Storage TechnologiesMake sure you're storing things the smart way with this course on mass storage technologies, including solid state drives, magnetic disk drives and SCSI.
Course descriptionUseful information isn't useful for long unless you can retain and store it. There are many different types of mass storage used today, including hard drives, solid state drives and optical media. But what’s the difference, and what should you know about them? Dig into the topic of mass storage technologies and look at magnetic disk drives, solid state drives, boot order, SCSI and more.
Video - 00:07:00
Today’s computers often use multiple mass storage devices, and it's critical that the system boots from the right device.
Video - 00:03:00
Despite its age, Small Computer System Interface drives still appear in niche systems, and it's important to recognize them and where they’re used today.
Solid State Drives
Video - 00:08:00
While Solid State Drives (SSDs) are quickly replacing HDDs for mass storage needs on almost all computers, they come with their own maintenance needs.
Magnetic Disk Drives
Video - 00:08:00
A good tech understands how the venerable hard disk drive media works and understands magnetic media’s unique needs.
Introduction to Mass Storage
Video - 00:13:00
Mass storage (disk drives and solid-state drives) store the operating system and applications, but despite the different technologies, systems talk to these many devices in similar ways.
Associated NICE Work Roles
All Infosec training maps directly to the NICE Workforce Framework for Cybersecurity to guide you from beginner to expert across 52 Work Roles.
- All-Source Analyst
- Mission Assessment Specialist
- Exploitation Analyst
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- Dedicated client success manager
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- 190+ role-guided learning paths and assessments (e.g., Incident Response)
- 100s of hands-on labs in cloud-hosted cyber ranges
- Create and assign custom learning paths
- Custom certification practice exams (e.g., CISSP, CISA)
- Optional upgrade: Guarantee team certification with live boot camps