1-Day Amazon EC2 Wowza Server Training

Class Summary:

The 1-Day Amazon EC2 Wowza Streaming Engine Training teaches 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 video encoding.  Learning to send live streams using Telestream’s Wirecast and Amazon EC2 Wowza Streaming Engine is a special topic covered  in this training class.  Students will also learn how to author web pages for Live Streaming and On-demand Streaming as well as how to take advantage of the video playback support that HLS and MPEG-DASH provides.

Students will learn in this training:

  • How to Set up their Amazon EC2 Wowza Streaming Engine 4.7
  • How to Configure Ports for Amazon EC2 Wowza Streaming Engine
  • How to Set up On-demand Streaming
  • How to Set up Live Streaming
  • How to Set up Adaptive Streaming
  • Video Formats Supported on Amazon EC2 Wowza Streaming Engine
  • Live Streaming to iOS Devices (iPad and iPhone) and Android Devices
  • On-demand Streaming  to iOS Devices (iPad and iPhone) and Android Devices
  • How to embed videos for HTML5 compatibility
  • How to use Wirecast to stream Live to Amazon EC2 Wowza Streaming Engine

Cost: $790

Students are provided with the following:

  • Training certificate
  • 3 hours of post training technical support
  • HTML5 Streaming Templates
  • Video recording of the entire training session

Software Featured for Class

  • Amazon EC2 Wowza Streaming Engine
  • Wirecast 7


Class Overview

1. Streaming Server Set-up

Your instructor will walk you through set-up of Amazon EC2 Wowza Streaming Engine for On-demand, Live Streaming, and Adaptive Streaming. This section of the class will cover installation, Vhost configuration, port settings and troubleshooting procedures to ensure that the server is functioning properly. You’ll also learn how to access Wowza Streaming Engine remotely with Wowza Streaming Engine Manager. In this portion of the class students will also learn how to configure FTP to upload and download files to and from the Wowza Streaming instance.

2. Wowza Streaming Engine Overview

This portion of class provides students with an overview of how Wowza Streaming Engine 4.7 works. In this training module the instructor teaches students about: Applications, Vhost, Modules, Properties, Server Listeners, Stream Types, AddOns, Media Playback types and Content Storage.

3. Wowza Streaming Engine Manager

During this training module you’ll learn about Wowza Streaming Engine Manager and how you can use it to manage the Wowza Streaming Engine remotely. You’ll gain a better understand of what can be set up and configured remotely along with where various features such as Applications, Publishers, Startup Streams, Server settings and other items are located.

4. Application Set-up

This portion of the training teaches students how to utilize the available applications on Wowza Streaming Engine using Wowza Streaming Engine Manager and how to customize these applications for streaming.  You’ll also learn how to create your new applications for your projects on the server.  The hands-on instruction shared in this portion of the training allows attendees to successfully navigate and use Wowza Streaming Engine 4.7.

5. Configuring On-demand Streaming

In this section of the training, students will learn how to set-up On-demand streaming for H.264 and VP9 content. Students will learn where to place videos that are streaming from the server and how to reference on-demand streaming folders in their applications.

6. Configuring Live Streaming

This training module will cover the procedure for setting up Live Streaming with Wowza Streaming Engine. Students will learn all of the necessary configurations required for Live Streaming to work on the streaming server. This section will teach students how to set-up live streams using a popular tool for webcasting called Wirecast.

7. Authentication for Live Streaming

In this part of the training students will learn how to create an application for Live Streaming that requires Authentication from the Live Encoder. This limits who can stream to your Streaming Server. In addition to creating your Live Streaming application for authentication on publishing, you will learn how to add users with Live Streaming privileges using Wowza Streaming Engine Manager.

8. Encoding Using H.264, VP9, VP8, AAC, and Vorbis Codecs

Learn how to encode Flash H.264 content for real-time streaming and adaptive streaming for delivery with Wowza Streaming Engine. You will learn how to encode Flash H.264 videos using Sorenson Squeeze. Students will be guided in the process for creating compression settings and adjusting presets in the encoder. Your instructor will teach you how to create great looking videos for streaming server delivery. Topics such as key frame interval, frames per second, frame sizes, audio codecs, and other compression adjustments will be discussed in this training class.

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

This portion of our 1-Day Wowza Streaming Engine Training will teach students how to create web pages for On-demand Streaming and Live Streaming. Many video editors, producers and multimedia professionals can encode their videos but don’t understand how to author their web pages to deliver streaming delivery  with Wowza Streaming Engine. This class will teach you how. Students will learn how to create and set-up On-Demand Streaming and Live Streaming content in web pages using JW PLayer and the Bitmovin Player.

10. 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. You’ll learn about HTML5 compatible browsers, HTML5 video formats and HTML5 players.

11. Streaming to iOS Devices (iPad and iPhone) and Android Devices

One of the benefits of Wowza Streaming Engine is that it provides video content providers with the ability to delivery On-demand and Live Streams to the iOS devices and Android devices . This class will show you how to enable your applications for this delivery using Wowza Streaming Engine. Our class covers set-up of both On-demand and Live Streaming to the iOS and Android devices.

12. Recording Live Streams Server Side

You’ll learn how to record your Live Streaming events using Wowza Streaming Engine.  Students will learn how to record Live Streams to the default content folder as well as in folders he/she creates.  In addition, users will learn how to record streams to a network drive.

Give us a call about signing up to attend one of our 1-Day Amazon EC2 Wowza Streaming Engine Trainings On-line or On-site.  Call Freeman Compression Inc. at 407.797.5466 for more information or e-mail us at info@freemancompression.com. Also, call for Wowza Streaming Engine consulting if you’re not interested in one of our trainings. Individuals from any country can attend our On-line training classes.