Data Storage (NAS, SAN, Cloud Storage) Concepts & Backup

Storage systems architecture and features & Backup Fundamentals

In this course is divided into four lessons as below.

What you’ll learn

  • Introduction to Data Storage (DAS, NAS, SAN, Cloud Storage).
  • Cloud storage concepts and benefits.
  • Cloud Deployment Models.
  • Storage concepts such as RAID, Components and Features.
  • Introduction to Backup Fundamentals and Methods of Backup.

Course Content

  • Introduction –> 5 lectures • 2hr 38min.
  • Quiz / Knowledge Check –> 0 lectures • 0min.

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In this course is divided into four lessons as below.


Lesson 1 – Storage

1. Introduction to Data Storage

2. Importance of Digital Data

3. Factors Driving Digital Transformation

4. Introduction to Cloud Computing

5. Benefits of Cloud Computing

6. Deployment Models


Lesson 2 – Storage Terminologies

1. Types of Storage

2. Direct Attached Storage (DAS)

3. Network Attached Storage (NAS)

4. Storage Area Network (SAN)

5. Storage Virtualization / HyperConverged


Lesson 3 – Storage System

1. Storage Array Components

2. What is a RAID

3. How it Works

4. Types of RAID

5. Pros & Cons


Lesson 4 – Backup Methods

1. Introduction to Backup

2. Granularity of Backup

3. Full Backup

4. Incremental Backup

5. Cumulative or Differential Backup

6. Synthetic Backup

7. Mirror Backup

8. Comparison of Backup Methods


This course will help you to learn the fundamentals concepts of Information Storage and Management related to Storage Systems and Backup technologies.


It gives a detailed overview of storage and backup terminologies, protocols and component information to help in getting started your career as Storage Administrator or as a Backup Administrator.


The course will be useful to anyone that is planning to start a career or have a fundamental understanding of Data storage and the new concepts in cloud storage.

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