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CompTIA A+ Practice Test Core 1 (220-1101)

By : Ian Neil, Mark Birch
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CompTIA A+ Practice Test Core 1 (220-1101)

By: Ian Neil, Mark Birch

Overview of this book

CompTIA A+ certification is a trusted credential that’s highly sought after by professionals looking to prove their mettle in today’s digital world. This book will provide you with exam-oriented practice material mirroring the A+ exam’s level of difficulty to prepare you for every challenge that the exam might throw at you. This book is a compilation of hundreds of carefully curated practice questions on each domain, including mobile devices, networking, hardware, virtualization and cloud computing, as well as hardware and network troubleshooting. The realistic tests are designed in a way to help you accelerate your preparation to achieve the industry-celebrated A+ certification. By the end of this practice book, you’ll be well-prepared to pass the CompTIA A+ Core 1 (220-1101) exam with confidence.
Table of Contents (11 chapters)

Introduction

A new trend in the IT industry has seen an increasing number of companies moving their data online, taking advantage of the more cost-effective cloud and its features. Cloud computing refers to the provisioning of resources without the need for capital expenditure, in which the Cloud Service Provider (CSP) provides all of the hardware and customer lease access. The CSP is also responsible for disaster recovery, so that the customer only pays for the resources that they use.

Virtualization has also become increasingly popular within companies due to the ability to recover a desktop or server in minutes. Prior to virtualization, if a server crashed, it could take the system administrator half a day to recover it. Virtualization is used to provide desktops for cloud computers.

In the CompTIA A+ Core 1 (220-1101) certification examination, Domain 4.0 Virtualization and Cloud Computing makes up 11% of the assessment and is broken down into the following exam objectives...