Media Services: Media Engineer

Learn to design and develop media solutions that drive business results

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

This path is designed for media engineers interested in designing and developing media solutions that drive business results.


Media Foundations

  • Core progression

    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

  • Video-on-Demand

    Setting Up and Configuring AWS Elemental MediaConvert

    Learn how to create a role for AWS Elemental MediaConvert in IAM. You’ll also learn how to create and configure input and output buckets using Amazon S3.

    Digital  |  10 minutes

    Creating a Serverless Video Conversion Watchfolder Workflow for MediaConvert

    Learn how to use AWS Lambda and Amazon S3 to create a watchfolder that automates video ingest and delivery in AWS Elemental MediaConvert.

    Self-paced lab  |  90 minutes

  • Additional training

    Digital Rights Management and the SPEKE Protocol in Video Workflows

    This course gives an overview of Digital Rights Management (DRM) and the Secure Packager and Encoder Key Exchange (SPEKE) protocol and shows how these are used with AWS Elemental services and applications.

    Digital | 45 minutes

    Create Streaming Video with Captions, Subtitles, and Audio Tracks using AWS AI Services

    This course provides an explanation of how to create a workflow, to automate the generation of captions, alternate language subtitles and alternate language audio tracks using Amazon’s AI Services: Amazon Transcribe, Amazon Translate, and Amazon Polly.

    Digital | 30 minutes

    Use AWS AI services to Automate Captioning & Subtitling

    In this lab, you prototype a video workflow with Amazon Web Services (AWS) artificial intelligence (AI) services. The workflow will automatically generate captions, alternate language subtitles, and alternate language audio tracks. To accomplish these tasks, you will use Amazon Transcribe, Amazon Translate, and Amazon Polly.

    Self-paced lab  |  2 hours


Deepen Your AWS Cloud Knowledge with Our Ramp-Up Guide

Our downloadable Ramp-Up Guide offers a variety of resources to help build your AWS Media Services knowledge. Explore free digital training, classroom courses, videos, whitepapers, and more.

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