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CompTIA Cloud+ Study Guide by Todd Montgomery

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Chapter 2 Compute Virtualization in the Cloud

THE FOLLOWING COMPTIA CLOUD+ EXAM OBJECTIVES ARE COVERED IN THIS CHAPTER:

  • 2.0 Virtualization
  • 2.1 Explain the differences between hypervisor types.
    • Type I and Type II (bare metal vs. OS dependent, performance and overhead considerations, hypervisor specific system requirements)
    • Proprietary vs. open source
    • Consumer vs. enterprise use (workstation vs. infrastructure)
  • 2.2 Install, configure, and manage virtual machines and devices.
    • Creating, importing, and exporting template and virtual machines
    • Install guest tools (drives, management tools)
    • Snapshots and cloning
    • Image backups vs. file backups
    • Virtual NIC (virtual network, IP address, default gateway, netmask, bridging)
    • Virtual disks (limits, SCSI/ATA ID)
    • Virtual switches (VLAN, interface configuration)
    • VLAN (assign IDs, bind interfaces)
    • VSAN (assign IDs)
  • 2.3 Given a scenario, perform virtual resource migration.
    • Establish requirements
    • Maintenance scheduling
    • Reasons (performance issues, testing, upgrading, utilization
    • Storage migration (virtual vs. physical)
    • Online vs. offline migrations ...

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