A+ Certification/Exam Objectives/Virtualization and Cloud Computing
The fourth domain on the 220-1002 exam is Virtualization and Cloud Computing. A completely new subject introduced with the emerging technology of off-loading computationally intensive tasks to server farms, as well as running your own virtual machines.
This domain is about 12% of the exam.
The objectives listed below will give you a general sense of what you need to know.
Compare and contrast cloud computing concepts edit
- Common cloud models
- Shared resources
- Rapid elasticity
- Resource pooling
- Measured services
- Off-site email applications
- Cloud file storage services
- Virtual application streaming/cloud-based applications
- Virtual desktop
Given a scenario, set up and configure client-side virtualization edit
- Purpose of virtual machines
- Resource requirements
- Emulator requirements
- Security requirements
- Network requirements