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Digital Media

6 Labs · 60 Credits · 3h 55m

Use Case (Experienced) 6 digital media option 02

This quest is designed to teach you how to work with AWS services to build and scale digital media applications on the cloud.

Caching Static Files with Amazon CloudFront

This lab demonstrates how to start distributing your web content with Amazon CloudFront by taking a simple static website in Amazon S3 and integrating it with Amazon CloudFront to deliver your website content from AWS edge locations. The majority of this lab will focus on creating an Amazon CloudFront distribution with the AWS Management Console, and then adapting the existing web pages to use Amazon CloudFront.

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Working with AWS OpsWorks

This lab helps you learn how to use the basic features of AWS OpsWorks, an application management service offered by AWS, to deploy a Ruby photo sharing application. This lab will show you how to use layers (instance blueprints that define the resources and software configuration for common technologies such as Ruby) to create new Amazon EC2 instances; deploy and update applications from common source repositories; use lifecycle events to automate tasks; scale the application using Elastic Load Balancing and time or load-based instance scaling; monitor instance metrics; and manage user permissions.

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Automating AWS Services with Scripting and the AWS CLI

 This lab demonstrates how to access and manage AWS services in three ways: through the AWS Management Console, the AWS Command Line Interface (CLI), and the AWS Software Development Kit (SDK). You will use one or more of these three options to access Amazon S3, Amazon EBS, Amazon EC2 and Amazon CloudWatch.

Icon  advanced advanced 10 Credits 32 Minutes

Streaming Dynamic Content using Amazon CloudFront

This lab demonstrates how to use Amazon CloudFront to deliver a dynamic, multiple bit-rate media stream to a connected device using Apple’s HLS (HTTP Live Streaming) protocol. The stream can also be played on any browser which supports the HLS protocol. In this lab, you also use Amazon Elastic Transcoder to convert a source video into multiple bit-rate files that will be delivered using CloudFront.

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Building Search into your Applications with Amazon CloudSearch

This lab will demonstrate the basics of search engines and Amazon CloudSerach. It will cover how to create a search domain, how to configure it, how to upload data, how to build queries, and how to tune your ranking. You will explore the features of the AWS Management Console and learn how easy it is to get started with Amazon CloudSearch.

Icon  advanced advanced 10 Credits 32 Minutes

Building a Media Sharing Website - Part 1: Media Upload

This lab will demonstrate how to deploy a photo sharing website with a web interface for users to browse and store images. The application, written in Ruby on Rails, will use Amazon S3 for storage, Amazon DynamoDB for the database, and Amazon EC2 to host the web application.

Icon  advanced advanced 10 Credits 25 Minutes