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CompTIA Cloud+ Study Guide by Todd Montgomery

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Chapter 5 Cloud Compute Resources, Concepts, and Implementation

THE FOLLOWING COMPTIA CLOUD+ EXAM OBJECTIVE IS COVERED IN THIS CHAPTER:

  • 3.8 Compute hardware resources and features on Cloud environments
    • BIOS/firmware configurations
    • Minimum memory capacity and configuration
    • Number of CPUs
    • Number of Cores
    • NICs quantity, speeds, and configurations
    • Internal hardware compatibility
    • Compute storage concepts and configurations
    • HBAs
    • Storage media (tape, SSD, USB, disk)

Understanding the Hardware Computing Resources in the Cloud

This is the third part of our discussion on the infrastructure found in cloud datacenters. In Chapter 3, “Cloud Storage and Provisioning,” we covered various types of storage technologies, topologies, and connectivity options found in cloud computing. In Chapter 4, “Cloud Networking Concepts and Implementation,” we looked at networking technologies, with a focus on many of the tools used to monitor and troubleshoot a network. You learned about networking protocols and applications that are commonly found on the Internet and other networks, such as intranets and extranets.

In this chapter, we will take a look at some of the server infrastructure and hardware you will be working with as a Cloud+ certified engineer.

Server hardware can be a rather large topic; for ...

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