AWS Media Blog

Category: Networking & Content Delivery

New case study: Mikros Animation

Mikros, a visual-effects and animation studio owned by Technicolor, has been producing animations for films and television shows for more than 30 years. As Mikros prepared to work on a new film, Sherlock Gnomes, it realized it needed more compute capacity than it could get from its on-premises IT environment used for rendering—the process of […]

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How to set up a resilient end-to-end live workflow using AWS Elemental products and services: Part 1

Part 1: Single-region reference architecture deployment walkthrough: The Fundamentals (This Post) Part 2: Single-region reference architecture deployment walkthrough: Advanced Workflows Part 3: Multi-regions reference architecture deployment walkthrough: Advanced Workflows Part 4: High-Availability Advanced Workflows with Automatic Failover Single-region reference architecture deployment walkthrough: The Fundamentals In a recent blog post, Kiran Patel described the resiliency challenges […]

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FAQs about live streaming on AWS: How does AWS make live streaming reliable and highly available?

How Does AWS Make Live Streaming Reliable and Highly Available? In my last blog I looked in detail at the factors that contribute to the cost of live streaming on AWS. I focused on the AWS Elemental Media Services that encode, package and originate, and monetize live streams, as well as the use of Amazon CloudFront […]

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Using Amazon CloudFront and AWS Media Services

AWS Media Services are a group of managed services that make it easy to build reliable, broadcast-quality video workflows in the Cloud. These services create media suitable for streaming, both live and on-demand, and optimized for your viewers’ playback devices. In this post, I shall explain how you can deliver the content created with the […]

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Designing for studio-grade security

Media and Entertainment (M&E) customers are using the cloud for a wide range of use cases including many aspects of content creation, post production, and large parts of the business-to-consumer camera-to-screen supply chain. As these core media workloads move to the cloud, it’s imperative to examine the security implications of a multi-tenant public cloud environment […]

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New from the networking & content delivery blog: Building a serverless subscription service using Lambda@Edge

This post from the Networking & Content Delivery blog explains how to use Lambda@Edge to implement a serverless-based subscription service for your website. A subscription service enables you to control your user’s journey by using an access model that lets you add metering, restrict users to particular section or article, include micropayments, and set up a […]

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AWS Media & Entertainment at NAB 2018

NAB is the ultimate event for the media, entertainment, and technology industry with over 100,000 attendees from around the world coming to the Las Vegas Convention Center from April 9-12. And once again AWS will be present to showcase our latest releases to help media technologists work faster, smarter, and more efficiently. Machine learning and […]

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