ntc300 | undergraduate

Cloud Technologies

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This course will provide the knowledge and skills required to understand foundational and advanced cloud terminologies/methodologies; to implement, maintain, and deliver cloud technologies and infrastructures (e.g., server, network, storage, and virtualization technologies); and to understand aspects of IT security and use of industry best practices related to cloud implementations.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5

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    Cloud Security and Virtualization

    • Classify security automation techniques to the target system appropriate to the given Cloud service model.
    • Identify the appropriate security configurations and compliance controls needed to meet given Cloud infrastructure requirements.
    • Select the appropriate access control list (ACL) to the target objects to meet access requirements according to a security template.
    • Determine security technologies to meet given security requirements.

    Cloud Maintenance with Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity

    • Define a patch management strategy to ensure ongoing Cloud solution functionality.
    • Determine appropriate automation tools and techniques to assure efficiency in Cloud solution operations.
    • Determine use of backup or restore methods appropriate for given circumstances.
    • Designate disaster recovery methods appropriate for different circumstances.
    • Create business continuity plans for organizations with Cloud solutions.

    Cloud Resource Management

    • Define a minimum resource monitoring plan to ensure the ongoing optimized implementation of a given Cloud solution.
    • Determine resource reallocation needs to maintain Cloud solution performance.
    • Select appropriate account provisioning techniques to meet applicable security and policy requirements.
    • Modify resource allocation according to changing data and environment indicators.
    • Define service level agreement (SLA) monitoring and reporting standards.

    Cloud Troubleshooting

    • Explain the standard Cloud troubleshooting methodology.
    • Troubleshoot Cloud solution deployment issues.
    • Troubleshoot Cloud solution implementation issues.

    Cloud Environment Configurations

    • Evaluate the appropriateness of defined system requirements for a given Cloud system deployment.
    • Determine the appropriate hardware requirements to enable a planned Cloud system deployment.
    • Assess appropriateness and completeness of new Cloud system deployment plan.
    • Explain the process one should follow to extend a current infrastructure into a given Cloud solution.
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