AWS Customer Presentation - Podango


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JT Zemp, CTO of Podango presents at the AWS Start-Up Event - Salt Lake City.

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AWS Customer Presentation - Podango

  1. Podango on AWS <ul><li>Architecture for Rich Media Application Platform to achieve Deep Brand Engagement </li></ul><ul><li>in a Web 2.0 world </li></ul>
  2. <ul><li>Deep Brand Engagement </li></ul><ul><li>Show producers need to cater to their audiences where they are, in the way that they are accustomed to–not in a walled garden, or a destination site. </li></ul><ul><li>Rich Media Application Platform (RMAP) </li></ul>
  3. Deep Brand Engagement <ul><li>Uniting brands, show producers, and audiences to create engagement and interaction around brands. </li></ul><ul><li>Dixie and MommyCast Survey says: MommyCast listeners 70% more likely to buy Dixie paper products </li></ul><ul><li>What does that mean for the technology? Distributed, audience-centric, loosely coupled </li></ul>
  4. DBE Map
  5. RMAP <ul><li>RMAP = lots of media files </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of storage capacity and ability to grow </li></ul><ul><li>CPU time for transcoding, media assembly (ad/sponsorship and component stitching) </li></ul><ul><li>Traffic patterns are ‘spikey’ </li></ul>
  6. Technology Map
  7. Media Processing <ul><li>RSS ingestion </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pull media producers’ feeds & create episodes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Media transcoding and stitching </li></ul><ul><ul><li>listen on SQS queue for jobs, pull originals off S3, process and pushed finished files to S3 </li></ul></ul>
  8. Content Publishing <ul><li>~16 Download Server EC2 instances </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Proxy requests for S3 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can failover to CDN or S3 directly (bypassing proxy) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>3 HTTP load balancer instances </li></ul><ul><li>~17 HTTP application server instances </li></ul><ul><ul><li>HTML </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>RSS </li></ul></ul><ul><li>2 Image application server instances </li></ul>
  9. ROI - ROFL <ul><li>Colo solution (Competitors) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Start: $100k+, 3-4 FTE management, ~$10k/mo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Now: 2-3 FTE, ~$100k/mo </li></ul></ul><ul><li>AWS solution (smooth scaling) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Start: $0 setup, 1.5 FTE management, ~$1k/mo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Now: 1.5 FTE management </li></ul></ul>
  10. Extensions into Business <ul><li>AWS-inspired business practices </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Distributed offices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>On-demand staff augmentation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Low-risk, high quality communication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flexible and fast, nimble and nascent </li></ul></ul>
  11. Contact Info JT Zemp CTO [email_address] zemp