CompTIA Cloud Essentials+: Cloud Design Considerations

Ensure high availability with cloud monitoring. Learn disaster recovery strategies, benchmarking, and failover scenarios for resilient architectures.

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    Approx. 1 hour
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About this course

Monitoring and benchmarking are essential when designing cloud that considers disaster recovery, high availability, and failover. In this course, you'll recognize the cloud design considerations that provide the highest possible availability, the levels of redundancy that ensure services continue in the case of a disaster, and the procedures that can be implemented for disaster recovery and business continuity. Moving on, you'll examine common deployment architectures to address availability and resiliency, the parameters and performance indices monitored at each cloud deployment level, and the goals of benchmarking. Next, you'll examine the different failover scenarios prevalent in cloud and the prominent use cases for placement groups and single and multiple availability zones. You'll configure EC2 Linux instances, install the Iperf network benchmark tool, and test TCP and UDP network performance. Lastly, you'll benchmark network throughput on an Amazon EC2 Windows instance and configure active-passive failover with multiple primary and secondary record resources. This course can be used in preparation for the CompTIA Cloud Essentials+ (CLO-002) certification exam.

Learning objectives

  • Discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • Recall the key cloud design considerations to provide the highest possible availability
  • Recognize the levels of redundancy that help services to continue in the case of a disaster

How it works

Expert-led videos

In this course, you'll watch videos created by industry-leading experts for some of the biggest tech companies in the world. They'll cover key concepts, go through sample applications, prepare you for industry certifications, and more. Watch on any device — whenever and wherever you want — to learn at your own pace.

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