CompTIA Cloud+ CV0-001
By Emmett Dulaney
Publisher: Pearson
Final Release Date: February 2014
Run time: 3 hours 26 minutes

4+ Hours of Video Instruction


CompTIA Cloud+ LiveLessons is a unique video product that provides a solid understanding of cloud-based technologies and infrastructure. It looks at server, network, storage, and virtualization technologies and the aspects of IT security needed to implement industry best practices and pass the CompTIA Cloud+ certification exam. The product takes the student from an introduction to the fundamental concepts to a reasonably sophisticated understanding of the topics. Each lesson includes a summary with interactive exercises so you can review the material and then quiz yourself on the knowledge you’ve learned.


CompTIA Cloud+ LiveLessons contains 7 individual video lessons, subdivided into 32 sublessons. The videos consist of audio instruction, animations, and video screencasts. Each video lab presents detailed objectives, lab diagrams, and video captures. Audio instruction throughout offers detailed explanations, tips, and configuration verifications. A lesson review and lesson quizzes are also included so you can test yourself on the information learned.

Major sections are as follows:

Lesson 1—Cloud Concepts and Models

Lesson 2—Virtualization

Lesson 3—Infrastructure

Lesson 4—Network Management

Lesson 5—Security

Lesson 6—Systems Management

Lesson 7—Business Continuity in the Cloud

About the Instructor

EMMETT DULANEY(Cloud+, Network+, A+, Security+) is a columnist for CertMag, an associate professor at Anderson University, and the author of numerous certification guides including CompTIA A+ Complete Study Guide, CompTIA Security+ Study Guide, and CompTIA Network+ N10-005 Authorized Exam Cram.

Skill Level

  • Intermediate

What You Will Learn

  • Server, network, storage, and virtualization technologies and the aspects of IT security needed to pass the CompTIA Cloud+ exam
  • Cloud Concepts and Models
  • Virtualization
  • Infrastructure
  • Network Management
  • Security
  • Systems Management
  • Business Continuity in the Cloud

Who Should Take This Course

The target audiences for this video course are prospective candidates for CompTIA Cloud+ exam or those professionals seeking a definitive reference guide for cloud technologies.

The Primary audience includes:

  • IT Administrators
  • Managers, or engineers interested in migrating to a cloud platform
  • Project managers for cloud computing services
  • Cloud engineers
  • Managers for data center SAN
  • Business analysts in cloud computing

Course Requirements

  • 2-3 years experience in IT networking, network storage, or data center administration

Table of Contents

Lesson 1—Cloud Concepts and Models (45 minutes)

Lesson 1.1: Comparing and Contrasting Cloud Services (15)

Lesson 1.2: Comparing and Contrasting Cloud Delivery Models and Services (10)

Lesson 1.3: Understanding Cloud Characteristics and Terms (10)

Lesson 1.4: Understanding Object Storage Concepts (10)

Lesson 1.5: Lesson 1 Practice Review

Lesson 2—Virtualization (50 minutes)

Lesson 2.1: Exploring Hypervisor Types (10)

Lesson 2.2: Installing, Configuring, and Managing Virtual Machines and Devices (10

Lesson 2.3: Virtual Resource Migration (10)

Lesson 2.4: Understanding the Benefits of Virtualization in a Cloud Environment (10)

Lesson 2.5: Comparing and Contrasting Virtual Components (10)

Lesson 2.6: Lesson 2 Practice Review

Lesson 3—Infrastructure (1 hour 20 minutes)

Lesson 3.1: Comparing and Contrasting Storage Technologies (10)

Lesson 3.2: Exploring Storage Configuration Concepts (10)

Lesson 3.3: Executing Storage Provisioning (10)

Lesson 3.4: Implementing Appropriate Network Configurations (10)

Lesson 3.5: Understanding The Importance of Network Optimization (10)

Lesson 3.6: Troubleshooting Basic Network Connectivity Issues (10)

Lesson 3.7: Exploring Network Protocols, Ports, and Topologies (10)

Lesson 3.8: Examining Common Hardware Resources for Virtual Environments (10)

Lesson 3.9: Lesson 3 Practice Review

Lesson 4—Network Management (40 minutes)

Lesson 4.1: Implementing Resource Monitoring Techniques (10)

Lesson 4.2: Allocating Physical (Host) Resources (10)

Lesson 4.3: Allocating Virtual (Guest) Resources (10)

Lesson 4.4: Implementing Tools for Remote Access (10)

Lesson 4.5: Lesson 4 Practice Review

Lesson 5—Security (1 hour)

Lesson 5.1: Exploring Security Best Practices (15)

Lesson 5.2: Understanding Storage Security (10)

Lesson 5.3: Comparing and Contrasting Encryption Technologies and Methods (15)

Lesson 5.4: Determining Access Control Methods (10)

Lesson 5.5: Implementing Guest and Host Hardening Techniques (10)

Lesson 5.6: Lesson 5 Practice Review

Lesson 6—Systems Management (40 minutes)

Lesson 6.1: Understanding Cloud Environment Policies and Procedures (10)

Lesson 6.2: Optimizing Physical Host Performance (10)

Lesson 6.3: Understanding Common Physical/Virtual Performance Concepts (10)

Lesson 6.4: Implementing Appropriate Testing Techniques (10)

Lesson 6.5: Lesson 6 Practice Review

Lesson 7—Business Continuity in the Cloud (20 minutes)

Lesson 7.1: Comparing and Contrasting Disaster Recovery Methods (10)

Lesson 7.2: Deploying Solutions to Meet Availability Requirements (10)

Lesson 7.3: Lesson 7 Practice Review

About LiveLessons Video Training

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