Which IT Certification should I get first?

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Follow @ASM_Educational Do You Have What It Takes for a Career in Technology? Information Technology (IT) has become such a widespread career choice. But few people actually know what IT is and what its discipline entails. The digital world may tempt you to jump on the information technology wagon. But is it the right choice… Read more »

CompTIA A+ Training (System Utilities)

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Follow @ASM_Educational System Utilities CompTIA A+ Exam objectives 1.5 (Given a scenario, use Microsoft operating system features and tools.) What are system utilities? Utility programs are designed to carry out specific tasks. The tasks to be carried out are not typically performed by the operating system as part of its day to day operating of… Read more »

CompTIA A+ Training (Server Roles)

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Follow @ASM_Educational     Server Roles CompTIA A+ Exam objectives 2.5 (Summarize the properties and purposes of services provided by networked hosts.) What do server roles achieve? Server roles allow there to be more convenient or efficient options of doing specific tasks, such as accessing the internet, or using the printer.      Here are… Read more »

Common Cloud Models

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Follow @ASM_Educational Common Cloud Models CompTIA A+ Exam objectives 4.1 Introduction to Cloud Computing Simply put, cloud computing is the delivery of computing services—including servers, storage, databases, networking, software, analytics, and intelligence—over the Internet (“the cloud”) to offer faster innovation, flexible resources, and economies of scale. You typically pay only for cloud services you use,… Read more »

Different Motherboard Form Factors

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Follow @ASM_Educational What are the Different Motherboard Form Factors? CompTIA A+ Exam objectives 1.2: sizes. Introduction to Motherboards A motherboard (MB), also known as a Mainboard, system board or logic board, is the central or primary circuit board in a Personal Computer (PC). It is an extremely complex electronic system that every device in a… Read more »

Backup and recovery

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Follow @ASM_Educational Backup and recovery procedures protect your data against data loss and reconstruct the data, should loss occur. When searching for a backup solution, you’ll find that there are two main types of backups: “file-level backup” and “image-level backup.” File-Level Backup File-level backups are the most common type of backup. This method has been… Read more »

CompTIA A+ Training (Display Adapters and Monitors)

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Follow @ASM_Educational Source by Wikipedia Monitor Connectors: · If you are using a Monochrome / CGA/ EGA monitor, it is a digital monitor and will have a DB-9 Male connector that plugs into a digital adapter. · If you are using a VGA/ SVGA monitor, it will have a male DB-15 connector that plugs into… Read more »

CompTIA A+ Training (Laptop Buses)

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Follow @ASM_Educational Source by Wikipedia A bus is a set of signal pathways that allow information to travel between components inside or outside of a computer. Laptop Buses PCMCIA or PC Card Personal Computer memory card international association is a type of bus use for laptops. There are different types of cards and you primarily… Read more »

CompTIA A+ Training (Other Types of Bus)

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Follow @ASM_Educational Source by Wikipedia A bus is a set of signal pathways that allow information to travel between components inside or outside of a computer. Other Types of Bus USB USB or Universal Serial Bus is an external bus that most popular form of bus use today USB is hot swappable USB can daisy-chain… Read more »

CompTIA A+ Types of Buses

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Follow @ASM_Educational Source by Wikipedia A bus is a set of signal pathways that allow information to travel between components inside or outside of a computer. Types of Bus External bus or Expansion bus allows the CPU to talk to the other devices in the computer and vice versa. It is called that because it’s external… Read more »