Course Number: AWS-162

Duration: 2 days (13 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

AWS Video Training Overview

This Video Streaming Essentials for AWS Media Services training course teaches attendees how to design and use cloud-based video workflows. Students learn the best practices of video processing and delivery and how to manage variables impacting migration decisions. This AWS course also covers security, machine learning, and analytics concepts to help your team consider how AWS Media Services fit into your overall cloud strategy.

Accelebrate is an AWS Training Partner (ATP) and this hands-on official AWS Classroom Training course is taught by an accredited Amazon Authorized Instructor (AAI).

Location and Pricing

Accelebrate offers instructor-led enterprise training for groups of 3 or more online or at your site. Most Accelebrate classes can be flexibly scheduled for your group, including delivery in half-day segments across a week or set of weeks. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private corporate training on-site or online, please contact us.

In addition, some Cloud courses are available as live, online classes for individuals.

Objectives

  • Articulate the essential terms and concepts for making video streaming workflow decisions, including video metrics, compression, distribution, and protocols
  • Describe the four fundamental stages of video streaming workflows: ingest, process, store, and deliver
  • Describe which AWS services can be used in each stage of a video streaming workflow, including ingest, processing, storage, and delivery
  • Analyze video streaming workflow diagrams using AWS services based on simple to complex use cases
  • Recognize the key variables that influence workflow decisions
  • Recognize how AWS services for compliance, storage, and compute interact with AWS Media Services in video streaming workflows and the functions they perform
  • Use the AWS Management Console to build and run simple video streaming workflows for live and video-on-demand content
  • Recognize the automation and data analytics available for Media Services when used with AWS Machine Learning and explore media-specific use cases for these services
  • Explain the importance of security in the AWS Cloud and how it is applied in video streaming workflows

Prerequisites

All students should view the free, short, self-paced AWS videos:

It is recommended that students complete the 1-day AWS Technical Essentials classroom training course.

Outline

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Important Video Concepts
  • The resolution, bitrate, frame rate, latency, and compression
  • Codecs and containers
  • Group of pictures (GOP) encoding
  • ABR, packaging, and distribution
  • Internet protocols used in video streaming
Anatomy of Streaming Workflows
  • Four stages of video streaming
  • Variables that affect design decisions
Using AWS Services in Video-on-Demand (VOD) Workflows
  • Converting a film or tape library for internet streaming
  • Increasing reach and accessibility using multiple languages and captions
  • Streaming edited highlights from a live event
  • Analyzing and tagging VOD files for media content analysis using machine learning and data analytics
Optimizing Workflows
  • Security
  • Migrating to the cloud
  • Cloud financial management
Using AWS Services in Live Workflows
  • Challenges of live streaming
  • Live streaming a simple interview show
  • Live streaming a major sporting event to a global audience
  • Live switching between multiple inputs
  • Saving segments from a live show to create VOD segments
Conclusion
  • Recap and review
  • Next steps

Training Materials

All AWS Media Services training students receive comprehensive courseware.

Software Requirements

A modern web browser and an Internet connection that allows connections by SSH or Remote Desktop (RDP) into AWS virtual machines.



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