1-Day Amazon EC2 Wowza Server Training

Posted by Derrick on June 7, 2010 under Video Streaming and Compression | Comments are off for this article

Class Summary:

The 1-Day Amazon EC2 Wowza Streaming Engine Training teaches Flash On-demand and Live Streaming set-up and other items associated with streaming on a Amazon EC2 Wowza instance . This class covers the video formats supported on the Amazon EC2 Wowza Streaming Engine and what tools can be used for e
ncoding.  Learning to stream Live Flash video using Telestream’s Wirecast with the Amazon EC2 Wowza Streaming Engine is a special topic covered  in this training class. Students will also learn how to author web pages for Flash Streaming and how to take advantage of the cross-platform, cross-browser video playback support that Flash supports.

Students will learn in this training:

  • How to Set up their Amazon EC2 Wowza Streaming Engine
  • How to Configure Ports for Amazon EC2 Wowza Streaming Engine
  • How to Set up Flash On-demand streaming
  • How to Set up Flash Live streaming
  • Video Formats Supported on Amazon EC2 Wowza Streaming Engine
  • Live Streaming to iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch
  • On-demand Streaming to iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch
  • How to embed videos for HTML5 compatibility
  • How to use Wirecast to Stream Live Flash Video to Amazon EC2 Wowza Streaming Engine

Cost: $790

Students are provided with the following:

  • Training certificate
  • Tutorial set-up guides
  • 3 hours of post training technical support
  • HTML and HTML5 Streaming Templates
  • Video recording of the entire training session

Software Featured for Class

  • Amazon EC2 Wowza Streaming Engine
  • Wirecast


Class Overview

1. Streaming Server Set-up

Your instructor will walk you through set-up of the Amazon EC2 Wowza Streaming Engine for Flash real-time streaming. This section of the class will cover install, port configuration and test procedures to make sure the Amazon EC2 Wowza instance is functioning properly.

2. Wowza Media Server Overview

This portion of class provides students with an overview of how the Wowza Streaming Engine works.  In this training module the instructor teaches students about: Application.xml files, Vhost.xml files, Modules, Properties, Stream Types, AddOnPackages, HTTP Streamers, Live Streaming Packetizers and Content Storage.

3. Application Setup

This portion of the training teaches students how to utilize the available applications on the Wowza Streaming Engine and how to customize their own applications for streaming.  The hands-on instruction shared in this portion of the training allows attendees to successfully navigate and use Wowza Media Server 4.5.

4. Configuring On-demand Streaming

In this section of training, students will learn to set-up on-demand streaming for On2VP6 and H.264 content. Students will learn where to place on-demand videos the Amazon EC2 Wowza Streaming Engine  and how to reference on-demand streaming folders.

5. Configuring Live Streaming

This training module will cover the procedure for setting up live streaming on the Amazon EC2 Wowza Streaming Engine. Students will learn all of the necessary configurations required for getting live streaming to work on the Amazon EC2 Wowza Streaming Engine. This section of the class will teach students how to set-up live streaming using Wirecast.

6. Authentication for Live Streaming

In this training module students will learn how to create an application for Live Streaming that requires Authentication from the Live Encoder.  This protects who can stream to your Wowza Streaming Engine. In addition to creating your application, you will learn how to add users who have Live Streaming privileges.

7. Flash Encoding Using the H.264 Codec

Learn how to encode Flash H.264 content for real-time streaming for delivery from Wowza Streaming Engine 4.5 on Amazon EC2 . You will learn how to encode Flash H.264 videos using Sorenson Squeeze. Students will be guided through various adjustments that need to be made in the encoder and will learn how to create great looking videos for streaming server delivery. Learn about key frame every, frames per second, frame sizes, audio codecs, and other compression adjustments in this part of the training class.

8. Authoring Flash On-Demand Streaming Videos and Live Streaming Videos in Web pages

This portion of the training will teach students how to create web pages for Flash streaming videos. Many Video Editors and Multimedia professionals can encode their videos to the Flash video format, but don’t understand how to author their web pages to deliver Flash streaming videos. This class will teach you how. Students will learn how to author web pages for both Live Streaming and On-demand Streaming using the Amazon EC2 Wowza Streaming Engine.

9. Authoring HTML5 Compatible Web Pages for On-demand Streaming

One of the most important items about streaming today is delivering your videos properly for HTML5 compatible browsers. You’ll learn about the codecs supported and how you’ll need to encode your videos.  The instructor will also share the code you can use to provide HTML5 compatibility.

10. Analyzing Wowza Media Server Log files with Sawmill Professional

Students will learn how to analyze log files from Wowza Streaming Engine. Also, learn where to locate the log files on Wowza Media Server. In addition, class participants will learn how to gather information from log files such as: domain names, session paths, most popular videos viewed, most popular viewing days, most popular viewing months, video playback errors, viewer demographics and other information.

11. Streaming to iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch and Android

One of the features of Wowza Streaming Engine is that it allows video content providers the ability to delivery On-demand and Live Streams to the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.  This class will show you how to configure your Wowza Streaming Engine for streaming to the iPhone. The class covers set-up of both On-demand and Live Streaming to the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

Give us a call about signing up to attend one of our Amazon Wowza EC2 Trainings in Columbus or On-line.  Call Freeman Compression Inc. at 407.477.5837 for more information or e-mail us at info@freemancompression.com. Individuals from any country can attend our On-line training classes.

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