CompTIA Cloud Essentials Certification

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Stephen Smith
Stephen Smith is a Systems Infrastructure Security Engineer with over 16 years of architecting experience. He has been with Linux Academy since the beginning and teaches courses on Linux, AWS, Azure, and OpenStack. Stephen's passion is OpenStack and holds many certifications and is very active within the OpenStack Foundation's community.

Characteristics of Cloud Services from a Business Perspective

Common Terms and Definitions of Cloud Computing

00:12:02

The Relationship Between Cloud Computing and Virtualization

00:08:40

Early Examples of Cloud Computing

00:03:53

Common Definitions of Cloud Computing and Commonalities/Differences

00:03:34

Organizations That Might Benefit from Cloud Computing

00:03:30

Organizations That Might Not Benefit from Cloud Computing

00:03:25

Differences Between Types of Clouds, Including XaaS, IaaS and PaaS

00:03:32

Quiz: Cloud Characteristics

Cloud Computing and Business Value

Similarities and Differences Between Cloud Computing and Outsourcing

00:01:47

Scalability Cloud Characteristics from a Business Perspective

00:04:51

Security Cloud Characteristics from a Business Perspective

00:02:42

Hardware Independence Cloud Characteristics from a Business Perspective

00:03:55

Variable Cost Cloud Characteristics from a Business Perspective

00:04:50

Time to Market Cloud Characteristics from a Business Perspective

00:03:47

Distribution over the Internet and Cloud Characteristics from a Business Perspective

00:03:47

Demonstrate How the Characteristics of Cloud Computing Enhance Business Value

00:05:26

Quiz: Business Value

Technical Perspectives/Cloud Types

Differences Between Private and Public Clouds from a Technical Perspective

00:03:51

Understanding Important Techniques for Cloud Computing and Networking

00:08:34

Understanding the Importance of Cloud Computing in Automation and Self Service

00:02:10

Understanding the Importance of Cloud Computing and Federation

00:01:24

Understanding the Importance of Cloud Computing in the Role of Standardization

00:03:16

Cloud Storage: Challenges, Risks and Mitigation

00:02:49

Cloud Application Performance: Challenges, Risks and Mitigation

00:01:56

Cloud Data Integration: Challenges, Risks and Mitigation

00:01:17

Cloud Security: Challenges, Risks and Mitigation

00:09:07

Quiz: Technical perspectives

Steps to Successful Adoption of Cloud Computing

Typical Steps for a Successful Adoption of Cloud Computing Services

00:09:52

Roles and Capabilities of Cloud Computing Vendors and Vendor Dependencies

00:02:51

Organizational Capabilities Relevant for Realizing Cloud Benefits

00:02:16

Approaches for Migrating Applications

00:05:00

Quiz: Cloud Adoption

Impact of Cloud Computing on IT Service Management

Impact of Cloud Computing on IT Service Management

What is IT Service Management (ITSM)?

00:02:03

Service Strategy, Service Design, Service Operation and Service Transition

00:13:40

Structured Approaches Based on ITIL for Exploring the Potential Impact of Cloud Computing Within an Organization

00:02:42

Quiz: Cloud Impact on business

Risks and Consequences of Cloud Computing

Issues Associated with Integrating Cloud Computing into an Organization’s Existing Compliance Framework

00:13:10

Implications for Direct Cost and Cost Allocations

00:03:00

Maintaining Strategic Flexibility

00:01:43

The Exam and 10% Off Voucher: LINUXAC2017

00:02:37

Quiz: Cloud Risks

Quiz: Practice Exam

Details

This course covers all of the objectives to study and pass CompTIA's Cloud Essentials certification. The CompTIA Cloud Essentials certification focuses on the real-world issues and practical solutions of cloud computing in business and IT. It’s the preferred cloud certification for business professionals and non-IT staff. While it isn’t a technical-heavy certification, its coverage of cloud computing principles is anything but superficial.

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Cloud Essentials Study Guide

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