Media Services: Business Decision Maker

Choose best-fit media solutions for your unique business goals

Media Services  |  Business Decision Maker  |  Media Engineer  |  Media Operator

This path is designed for business decision makers and team leaders interested in learning more about using AWS Media Services to choose best-fit media solutions for their unique business needs.

  • Media Foundations

    Media Essentials for IT Business Decision Makers

    Learn the media and cloud fundamentals that empower you to develop a cloud strategy that meets your business goals. The course covers important concepts related to video processing and delivery, the variables that can impact migration decisions, and real-world examples of hybrid and cloud use cases for AWS Media Services.

    Introduction to AWS Media Services

    This course provides an introduction to the AWS Media Services and how they can be used to deliver live and on-demand video by implementing video processing, storage, and monetization workflows in the cloud.

    Digital | 30 minutes

    AWS Elemental Foundations - Video Compression Basics

    Learn how video technology has evolved to shape the way audiences consume video. This course addresses the key concepts of video compression, including: resolution, frame rate, and bitrate; color space and bit depth; and compression schemes, codecs, and containers.

    Digital | 30 minutes

    AWS Elemental Foundations - Video Delivery Basics

    Learn how video content is streamed over the internet. This course explains over-the-top (OTT) video workflows and describes how adaptive bitrate (ABR) streaming and just-in-time packaging meet the challenges of multiscreen content delivery.

    Digital | 30 minutes

    AWS Elemental Foundations - The Challenges of Streaming Live Video

    Learn about the key differences between streaming live and on-demand video, with a focus on the challenges that are inherent to delivering live workflows.

    Digital | 10 minutes

    Understanding Live Streaming Workflows

    Learn about setting up live video streaming workflows using AWS Elemental MediaLive and AWS Elemental MediaPackage with other AWS services.

    Digital | 20 minutes

    Understanding Video-on-Demand (VOD) Workflows

    Learn about setting up video-on-demand (VOD) streaming workflows using AWS services, including AWS Elemental MediaConvert, Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), and AWS Lambda.

    Digital | 20 minutes

    Understanding Monetization Workflows

    Learn how to monetize live video content by setting up server-side ad insertion using AWS Elemental MediaLive, AWS Elemental MediaPackage, AWS Elemental MediaTailor, and Amazon CloudFront.

    Digital | 20 minutes

    Media Glossary

    This is a foundations level digital glossary of essential terms and concepts fundamental to video compression, processing, and delivery. It can be used as a standalone resource or a companion resource for other Media Services training.

    Digital | 30 minutes

  • Using Media Services

    Introduction to AWS Elemental MediaLive

    Learn about AWS Elemental MediaLive, a live video processing service that enables anyone to encode high-quality live video streams for broadcast television and multiscreen devices.

    Digital | 10 minutes

    Introduction to AWS Elemental MediaConvert

    Learn about AWS Elemental MediaConvert, a file-based video processing service that allows anyone to easily and reliably transcode on-demand content for broadcast and multiscreen delivery.

    Digital | 10 minutes

    Introduction to AWS Elemental MediaPackage

    Learn about AWS Elemental MediaPackage, a video origination and packaging service that allows anyone to securely and reliably deliver streaming content at scale.

    Digital | 10 minutes

    Introduction to AWS Elemental MediaStore

    Learn about AWS Elemental MediaStore, an AWS storage service optimized for media.

    Digital | 20 minutes

    Introduction to AWS Elemental MediaTailor

    Learn about AWS Elemental MediaTailor, a content personalization and monetization service that lets you serve video with targeted ads to viewers while maintaining broadcast-level quality-of-service.

    Digital | 20 minutes

    Introduction to AWS Elemental MediaConnect

    Learn about AWS Elemental MediaConnect, a reliable, secure, and flexible transport service for live video that enables you to build transformation and global distribution workflows quickly and cost-effectively.

    Digital | 10 minutes


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