Data and Hard Disk Architecture - recognize the role of the key physical components and structures and the logical constructs for organizing data on a disk. Disk Performance and Reliability - recognize the factors that impact the performance of a disk drive and how disk drive reliability is determined. Organizing Data on a Physical Disk - differentiate between the physical components and the physical structures and logical constructs used to organize and provide access to data on hard disks. RAID Concepts and Components - identify the benefits of using a RAID set and differentiate between striping, mirroring, and parity. RAID Configurations - select an appropriate configuration for a RAID set, in a given scenario. Choosing a RAID Solution - determine the most appropriate fault tolerance solution for given scenarios.
The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.