Media Services: Media Operator
Master the skills needed for efficient daily operations of services
This path is designed for media operators interested in learning more about the skills needed for daily operations of services, including live, video-on-demand, and appliances.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
Understanding Live Streaming Workflows
Learn about setting up live video streaming workflows using AWS Elemental MediaLive and AWS Elemental MediaPackage with other AWS services.
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.
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.
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.
Using Media Services
Building a Live Video Channel with MediaLive and MediaPackage
In this tutorial, you will learn how to take in a high-quality video feed from a live event, use AWS Elemental MediaLive to create an adaptable bitrate (ABR) stream.
Working with Captions Using AWS Elemental MediaLive
This course provides an overview of the purpose of captions. It will explain the key differentiators between common caption formations. It will walk you through end-user requirements to determine a functioning live-captioning workflow based on end-user profiles.
You can complete the companion self-paced lab, Live Video Workflow with Captions, to create a live streaming channel with live captions within the AWS Management Console.
Performing Input Stitching and Clipping
Learn how to use AWS Elemental MediaConvert to combine, or stitch, multiple video inputs together into a single file. You will also learn how to use MediaConvert to perform input clipping, which is converting specific sections of a file instead of the whole thing.
Working with Image Insertion
Learn how to use AWS Elemental MediaConvert to insert an image, such as a watermark or logo, as a separate layer in a video output.
Creating Adaptive Bitrate (ABR) Outputs
Learn how to use AWS Elemental MediaConvert to convert source videos into output groups suitable for both file-based and adaptive bitrate, streaming playout.
Creating Multi-Track Captioned Outputs
Learn how to use AWS Elemental MediaConvert to create multi-track captioned outputs.
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.
Content Syndication and Sharing with AWS Elemental MediaConnect
This training provides an overview of AWS Elemental MediaConnect, a transport service for live video. It explains how MediaConnect can be used to contribute high-quality live video streams into the AWS Cloud, and to securely share and distribute video content.
AWS Elemental Live Foundations
Learn fundamental functions of AWS Elemental Live, focusing on key operational aspects of a live video event.
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AWS Elemental Live Advanced
Learn some of the advanced features and functions of AWS Elemental Live, focusing on key operational aspects of live video events.
AWS Elemental Conductor
This course provides an overview of the features and functions of AWS Elemental Conductor, an on-premises management system for AWS Elemental Live encoder nodes and clusters.
Optimizing Media Services
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.
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.
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.