1.0 Cloud Concepts and Models
Compare and contrast cloud services.
Compare and contrast cloud delivery models and services.
Summarize cloud characteristics and terms.
Explain object storage concepts.
Differences between hypervisor types.
Install, configure, and manage virtual machines and devices.
Perform virtual resource migration.
Benefits of virtualization in a cloud environment.
Compare and contrast virtual components used to construct a cloud environment.
Compare and contrast various storage technologies
Storage configuration concepts.
Execute storage provisioning.
Importance of network optimization.
Common network protocols, ports, and topologies.
Common hardware resources and features used to enable virtual environments.
4.0 Resource Management
Implement and use proper resource monitoring techniques.
Appropriately allocate physical (host) resources using best practices.
Use appropriate tools for remote access.
Network security concepts, tools, and best practices.
Storage security concepts, methods, and best practices.
Compare and contrast different encryption technologies and methods.
Identify access control methods.
Implement guest and host hardening techniques.
6.0 Systems Management
Policies and procedures relate to a cloud environment
Diagnose, remediate and optimize physical host performance.
Implement appropriate testing techniques when deploying cloud services.
7.0 Business Continuity in the Cloud
Compare and contrast disaster recovery methods and concepts.
Solutions to meet availability requirements.