This self-paced course covers in depth the skills and abilities needed to operate in the cloud, validating that candidates have the technical experience needed to deploy, secure, and automate environments regardless of the vendor solution.


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Learning Objectives

After completion of this course you will be able to describe:

Cloud architecture and design
Security within the cloud
Automation and virtualization
Troubleshooting and Disaster recovery
High availability

  • Understanding Cloud Concepts

  • Topic 1A: Recognize Cloud Concepts
    Topic 1B: Recognize Cloud Terms
    Topic 1C: Understand the Troubleshooting Methodology

  • Planning and Designing a Cloud Environment

  • Topic 2A: Meet Cloud Business Requirements
    Topic 2B: Design Capacity Planning and Requirements

  • Administering Cloud Resources

  • Topic 3A: Manage Cloud Administration
    Topic 3B: Manage Compute Resources in the Cloud
    Topic 3C: Manage Memory Resources

  • Managing Cloud Storage

  • Topic 4A: Understand Cloud Storage Types
    Topic 4B: Configure Cloud Storage Solutions
    Topic 4C: Configure Cloud Storage Protocols and RAID

  • Managing Networks in the Cloud

  • Topic 5A: Deploying Cloud Network Services
    Topic 5B: Identify Cloud Network Infrastructure

  • Securing and Troubleshooting Networks in the Cloud

  • Topic 6A: Secure a Network in a Cloud Environment
    Topic 6B: Troubleshooting Cloud Connectivity

  • Managing Cloud Migrations and Troubleshooting Cloud Deployments

  • Topic 7A: Manage Cloud Migrations
    Topic 7B: Troubleshoot Cloud Deployment and Migration Issues

  • Managing Cloud Automation and Orchestration

  • Topic 8A: Understand Cloud Automation and Orchestration Techniques
    Topic 8B: Troubleshoot Automation and Orchestration
    in the Cloud

  • Understanding Cloud Security Concepts

  • Topic 9A: Administer Identity and Access Management in the Cloud
    Topic 9B: Manage Cloud Operating System and
    Application Security
    Topic 9C: Manage Data Security and Compliance in
    the Cloud

  • Managing Cloud Security

  • Topic 10A: Implement Security Measures in the Cloud Domain
    Topic 10B: Troubleshoot Cloud

  • Managing Cloud Performance

  • Topic 11A: Operate Efficiently in the Cloud
    Topic 11B: Accomplish Cloud Operations Tasks
    Topic 11C: Optimize Cloud Resources
    Topic 11D: Troubleshoot Common Cloud Performance Problems

  • Managing Maintenance in the Cloud

  • Topic 12A: Configure Logs, Monitoring, and Alerting for Cloud Services
    Topic 12B: Manage Backup and Restore in the Cloud

  • Implementing High Availability and Disaster Recovery in the Cloud

  • Topic 13A: Understand High Availability and Scaling in the Cloud
    Topic 13B: Manage Disaster Recovery in the Cloud
    Topic 13C: Incident Response


This course is deal for Sr. Systems Administrators, Cloud Engineers, Systems Engineers, Sr. Network Administrators, Sr. Network Engineers, Cloud Specialists, and Cloud Project Managers.




There are no prerequisites, but it is recommended to have CompTIA Network+ and Server+ certifications and 2-3 years of experience in systems administration or networking.

Length: 365.0 days (40 hours)


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