CopyrightContent is based on Microsoft officialpresentations on Windows Azure MediaServices presented at TechEd Australia
OutlineAbout Windows AzureThe trends in the video worldThe WAMS promiseA quick look at the features and the architectureDEMOConclusions
Windows AzureReleased on February 1 2010 (2 years ago)Microsoft’s Public Cloud propositionPaaS and IaaS cloud servicesCore features Websites Virtual Machines Mobile Services Cloud Services Big Data Media Services
Defining the problemWhy the need for Media Services?
Videos explosion35% of the Internet traffic is VideoOver 50% of Internet traffic will be video in the next three years
Smarter devices50M Internet Connected TVs sold this year150M+ Video capable cell phonesOver 66M Xbox consoles sold to date
YouTube Facts60 hours of video gets uploaded every minute4,000,000,000 videos watched every day800,000,000 monthly visitorsIn 2011 more than 1 trillion videos were viewed, that’s about 140 views for each person on the planet
Million dollar challengeImagine you’d have to architectYouTube. How would you do it?
The features: highlightsPre-encrypt uploaded content with AES 256Ecodes to H.264 or VC-1 for video AAC-LC, HE-AAC, Dolby DD+, WMA for audioPackages to MP4, HLS, Smooth Streaming, HDS, WMVDRM with PlayReadyStreaming with guaranteed bandwidth, auto recovery/redundancy and high availability