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Building a Video Transcoding Pipeline Using Elastic Transcoder

Hands-On Lab

 

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Training Architect

Length

00:30:00

Difficulty

Beginner

In this hands-on lab, we are going to create a video transcoding pipeline using the Elastic Transcoder service.

Elastic Transcoder is a media service designed to be a highly scalable, easy-to-use, and cost-effective way to convert (or "transcode") media files from their source format into various formats and qualities. The Elastic Transcoder service also operates in a serverless fashion, meaning you're not responsible for allocating the underlying infastructure that is used to transcode these files.

In this lab, we will upload a sample video file to an Amazon S3 bucket and configure our Elastic Transcoder pipeline to transcode our video to 720p quality. (We've provided sample video files for you to use as your source media files.)

What are Hands-On Labs?

Hands-On Labs are scenario-based learning environments where learners can practice without consequences. Don't compromise a system or waste money on expensive downloads. Practice real-world skills without the real-world risk, no assembly required.