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AWS Media Essentials for IT Business Decision Makers

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2 Days

12 CPD hours

About this course

This course is intended for Business Leaders, including managers/supervisors in the following roles:
Video Operator


In this course, you will learn to:
Articulate the essential terms and concepts fundamental to video compression and distribution
Describe the four fundamental stages of video streaming workflows: ingest, process, store and deliver
Explain the importance of security in the AWS Cloud and how it is applied in video streaming workflows
Analyze video streaming workflow diagrams using AWS services, based on simple to complex use cases
Describe some of the key variables that influence workflow decisions
Recognize how other AWS services for compliance, storage, and compute, interact with AWS Media Services in video streaming workflows and the functions they perform
Describe strategies to test or prototype workflows to mitigate risk and cost impacts and optimize video streaming workflows
Use the AWS Management Console to build and run simple video streaming workflows for live and video-on-demand content
Recognize the automation and data analytics available for Media Services when used with AWS AI and explore media-specific use cases for these services
Identify the next steps in exploring migration to the cloud for one or more Media Services


This course covers the media and cloud fundamentals that will empower you to develop a cloud migration strategy for media workflows in support of 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. It also introduces security, artificial intelligence, and analytics concepts to help you consider how AWS Media Services fit into your overall cloud strategy.

Module 1: Important video concepts
  • Video Metrics
  • Video Compression
  • Video Distribution
  • Major Protocols Used in Video Streaming
Module 2: Anatomy of streaming workflows
  • Ingest
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
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
Additional course details:

Nexus Humans AWS Media Essentials for IT Business Decision Makers training program is a workshop that presents an invigorating mix of sessions, lessons, and masterclasses meticulously crafted to propel your learning expedition forward.

This immersive bootcamp-style experience boasts interactive lectures, hands-on labs, and collaborative hackathons, all strategically designed to fortify fundamental concepts.

Guided by seasoned coaches, each session offers priceless insights and practical skills crucial for honing your expertise. Whether you're stepping into the realm of professional skills or a seasoned professional, this comprehensive course ensures you're equipped with the knowledge and prowess necessary for success.

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Additionally, private sessions, closed classes or dedicated events are available both live online and at our training centres in Dublin and London, as well as at your offices anywhere in the UK, Ireland or across EMEA.

Training Insurance Included!

When you organise training, we understand that there is a risk that some people may fall ill, become unavailable. To mitigate the risk we include training insurance for each delegate enrolled on our public schedule, they are welcome to sit on the same Public class within 6 months at no charge, if the case arises.

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