Course Description

This course provides a review of topics and exam preparation for the CompTIA Cloud+ Exam. The Cloud+ certification validates knowledge and best practices required of IT practitioners working in cloud computing environments, who must understand and deliver cloud infrastructure. The CompTIA Cloud+ certification is an internationally recognized validation of the knowledge required of IT practitioners working in cloud computing environments. The course reviews all areas of the Cloud+ certification exam including Cloud Computing concepts, models and terminology. In addition, the application and testing process as well as key test topics and practice questions will be covered.

Course Outline

  • Cloud Computing Concepts, Models and Terminology
    • Cloud Service Models
    • Cloud Delivery Models and Services
    • Cloud Characteristics and Terms
    • Object Storage Concepts
  • Disk Storage System
    • Disk Types and Configurations
    • Tiering
    • Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID)
    • File System Types
  • Storage Networking
    • Storage Technologies
    • Access Protocols and Applications
    • Storage Provisioning
  • Network Infrastructure
    • Network Types
    • Network Optimization
    • Routing and Switching
    • Network Ports and Portocols
  • Virtualization Components
    • Hypervisor
    • Virtualization Host
    • Virtual Machine
  • Virtualization and the Cloud
    • Benefits of Virtualization in a Cloud Environment
    • Virtual Resource Migrations
    • Migration Considerations
  • Network Management
    • Resource Monitoring Techniques
    • Remote-Access Tools
  • Performance Tuning
    • Host Resource Allocation
    • Virtual Machine Resource Allocation
    • Optimizing Performance
  • Systems Management
    • Policies and Procedures
    • Systems Management Best Practices
  • Testing and Troubleshooting
    • Testing Techniques
    • Troubleshooting and Tools
  • Security in the Cloud
    • Network Security: Best Practices
    • Data Security
    • Access Control Methods
  • Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
    • Disaster Recovery Methods
    • High Availability

Learner Outcomes

The CompTIA Cloud+ certification validates the skills and expertise of IT practitioners in implementing and maintaining cloud technologies. Cloud+ accredits IT professionals with the constantly changing and advancing knowledge they need to be successful in today’s cloud environment.

Additional Information

SLU's CompTIA Cloud+ Course Kit: (included in the course fee):

  • CompTIA Authorized Quality Curriculum (CAQC)
  • Realistic Exam Preparation Software with over 300+ practice questions


CompTIA recommends at least 24-36 months of work experience in IT networking, storage, or data center administration, and familiarity with any major hypervisor technologies for server virtualization. Students can also take Cloud Essentials (CLD100) in lieu of prior experience.


24 Hours | 4 Days or 8 Nights
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Sep 27, 2021 to Sep 30, 2021
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Rate non-credit $2,795.00
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Cloud+ Exam Voucher - $338 $338.00 Optional
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