CompTIA Storage+ Certification

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This course provides material for:
CompTIA Exam code: SGO-001
Certificate: CompTIA Storage+


Students will gain knowledge of storage concepts, components, and the ability to work on a storage networking environment.


.Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able 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,
  • technologies, and techniques.
  • examine storage network management.
  • evaluate storage performance.
  • describe storage network security.


This course 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; or 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

Training provider

Teaching mode:
Classroom - Instructor Led
Online - Instructor Led
Duration: 5 days
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