Media Essentials for IT Business Decision Makers (MED-ESS)

Detailed Course Outline

Day One

Introduction to Making Migration Decisions—The Big Picture

Module 1: Important video concepts

  • Video Metrics
  • Video Compression
  • Video Distribution
  • Major Protocols Used in Video Streaming

Module 2: Anatomy of streaming workflows

  • Ingest
  • Process
  • Store
  • Deliver

Module 3: Using AWS services in media workflows—video-on-demand (VOD)

  • Introduction to AWS Media Services
  • Security
  • Variables Impacting Workflow Design
  • VOD Simple Use Cases
  • VOD Advanced Use Cases
  • Lab 1: Build and run a simple video streaming workflow for VOD content

Day Two

Module 4: Using AWS services in media workflows – live streaming

  • Challenges of Live Streaming
  • Live Streaming Simple Use Cases
  • Live Streaming Advanced Use Cases
  • Lab 2: Build and run a simple video streaming workflow for live content

Module 5: Optimizing Workflows

  • Cost Considerations
  • Mitigating Risk
  • Monitoring and Automation
  • Exploring Migration Options