Media Services: Media Operator

Master the skills needed for efficient daily operations of services

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

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.

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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

  • Live Video

    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.  

    Digital | 20 minutes

    Building a Live Video Channel with MediaLive, MediaPackage and CloudFront

    Learn how to create a live streaming video workflow using AWS Media Services, including AWS Elemental MediaLive, AWS Elemental MediaPackage, and Amazon CloudFront.

    Self-paced lab  |  90 minutes

    Building a Live Video Channel with MediaLive, MediaStore and CloudFront

    Learn how to deliver live streaming media using AWS Elemental MediaStore as a pass-through video origination and storage service in conjunction with other AWS Media Services.

    Self-paced lab  |  90 minutes

    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.

    Digital | 45 minutes

    Live Video Workflow with Captions

    In this lab, you will create a live streaming channel that includes closed captions for all supported output streams. This self-paced lab is a companion to the Working with Captions Using AWS Elemental MediaLive course.

    Self-paced lab | 2 hours

  • Video-on-Demand

    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.

    Digital  |  10 minutes

    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. 

    Digital  |  10 minutes

    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.

    Digital  |  20 minutes

    Creating Multi-Track Captioned Outputs

    Learn how to use AWS Elemental MediaConvert to create multi-track captioned outputs. 

    Digital  |  20 minutes

    Video-on-Demand with AWS Elemental MediaConvert

    Learn how to use AWS Elemental MediaConvert to develop a video-on-demand (VOD) workflow that converts video content stored in Amazon S3 into new formats for storage, reuse, and delivery.

    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

    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.

    Digital | 20 minutes

    Monetizing a Live Video Stream with AWS Elemental MediaTailor

    Learn how to use AWS Elemental MediaTailor to monetize your live video delivery workflow by implementing server-side ad insertion.

    Self-paced lab  |  90 minutes

  • Appliances

    AWS Elemental Live Foundations

    Learn fundamental functions of AWS Elemental Live, focusing on key operational aspects of a live video event.

    Digital | 1 hour

    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.

    Digital | 90 minutes

    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.

    Digital | 90 minutes

Optimizing Media Services

  • Live Video

    Monitoring a Live Streaming Workflow with Amazon CloudWatch

    Learn how to use Amazon CloudWatch to monitor the status and health of a live streaming video workflow built with AWS Elemental MediaLive, AWS Elemental MediaPackage, and Amazon CloudFront.

    Self-paced lab  |  90 minutes

  • 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

     

  • Additional training

    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

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