CompTIA Storage+

( Duration: 5 Days )

The CompTIA Storage+ training course, covers the objectives required for the CompTIA Storage+ exam, and also covers topics current and relevant in the real world, such as cloud storage and flash memory. This course is vendor-neutral and will train the Participants in topics ranging from disk drives and flash memory, through RAID, arrays, SANS, backup & recovery, object storage and cloud storage.

By attending CompTIA Storage+ workshop, Participants will learn to:

  • Examine the fundamentals of storage and network technologies
  • Describe physical networking hardware
  • Examine disk technologies
  • Identify removable media technologies
  • Describe modular storage arrays and disk enclosures
  • Examine storage network connectors and cabling
  • Describe storage architectures
  • Describe Ethernet network technologies
  • Describe an FC SAN
  • Describe storage management
  • Describe storage network implementation
  • identify storage virtualization concepts
  • Examine storage network management
  • Evaluate storage performance
  • Describe storage network security

  • CompTIA recommends 12 months of hands-on technical storage experience
  • A CompTIA A+, Network+ or Server+ certifications or equivalent experience will be helpful

This class is targeted at:

  • Network or system administrators whose responsibilities include working with and supporting various storage technologies
  • Storage professionals who have a minimum of 12 months hands-on technical storage experience
  • IT Managers who need a thorough understanding of current storage technologies



Exploring Storage and Networking Fundamentals

  • Storage Basics
  • Describe Network Basics
  • Identify Network Data Delivery Techniques

Describing Physical Networking Hardware

  • Describe Networking Hardware
  • Examine HBA/NIC/PCI Technology

Examining Disk Technologies

  • Examine Disk Fundamentals
  • Describe SATA Technology
  • Technologies
  • Describe SAS Technology
  • Describe the Fibre Channel Architecture
  • Describe the RAID System

Identifying Removable Media Technologies

  • Describe Tape Technologies
  • Describe Optical Disc and SSD Technologies

Describing Modular Storage Arrays and Disk Enclosures

  • Describe Modular Storage Array Technologies
  • Describe Disk Enclosures

Examining Storage Network Connectors and Cabling

  • Describe Copper Cable Connectivity
  • Describe Fiber Cable Connectivity

Describing Storage Architectures

  • Describe the DAS Architecture
  • Describe the NAS Architecture
  • Describe the SAN Architecture
  • Describe Content Addressable Storage Technologies

Describing Ethernet Network Technologies

  • Describe Ethernet Networks
  • Multipath over Ethernet Networks
  • Protocols on Ethernet Networks

Describing an FC SAN

  • Describe the FC SAN Architecture
  • Describe Zones
  • Describe Fabric Services and Extension Technologies
  • Describe Converged Storage Network Technologies
  • Describe Multipathing Issues

Describing Storage Management

  • Execute Storage Provisioning
  • Describe Volume Management
  • Monitor Storage Networks
  • Describe Storage De-duplication and Compression
  • Describe Management Protocols and Interfaces
  • Examine ILM

Describing Storage Network Implementation

  • Identify Implementation Parameters of SAS/SATA
  • Describe Storage Networks That Use Switch Technology
  • Describe Storage Networks That Use HBA Technology
  • Describe Storage Layouts
  • Examine Storage Network Implementation Environmental Concerns
  • Examine Implementation and Maintenance Factors of Storage Equipment

Introducing Storage Virtualization

  • Describe Storage Virtualization
  • Describe Storage Virtualization Implementation
  • Describe the SNIA Shared Storage Model

Examining Storage Network Management

  • Describe Storage Network Management
  • Describe SAN Management
  • Troubleshoot Common Network Problems
  • Troubleshoot Common FC Problems

Evaluating Storage Performance

  • Identify Storage Latency and Throughput
  • Examine Tuning and Workload Balance
  • Evaluate Storage Device Bandwidth
  • Evaluate Network Device Bandwidth
  • Evaluate Storage and Host Tools

Securing Storage Networks

  • Describe Storage Security
  • Manage Storage Redundancy
  • Examine Backup and Recovery Technologies
  • Describe Business Continuity

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