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June 24, 2024

Edge App Spotlight: Amazon S3 Docker Container

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By Tristan Avelis, Technical Product Manager, LiveEdge® Cloud

In this Edge App Spotlight, we are focusing on the Amazon S3 Docker container, an application that can be deployed on any LiveEdge® device. This container shows how LiveEdge® addresses a range of live video challenges, providing practical solutions for enhancing video workflows.

Key Features

  • Live workflows: Amazon S3 can now be used as a live Origin server, in replacement of AWS Elemental MediaStore
  • Live-to-VOD: Automatically convert live streams into Video on Demand (VOD) content, ensuring viewers can access content whenever they prefer.
  • Catch-up and Restart: Enable viewers to catch up on missed live content or restart streams, ensuring no important moments are missed.
  • VOD Playback: Edit and repurpose live content for extended VOD playback, providing various options for content consumption.


  • Flexibility: The Amazon S3 Docker container allows for a dynamic approach to managing both live and on-demand content.
  • Scalability: Amazon S3’s infrastructure supports scalable storage needs, providing a cost-effective solution as demands grow.
  • Seamless Deployment: The Docker container can be deployed on any LiveEdge® device, simplifying the process and reducing setup time.

LiveEdge® is known for its flexibility and extensibility, making it a first choice for many customers addressing their live video challenges. The Amazon S3 Docker container is an example of how edge apps can be used on LiveEdge® devices to meet specific needs. From live-to-VOD transitions to enabling catch-up TV, this container demonstrates the practical applications of LiveEdge® in enhancing viewer engagement and streamlining workflows.

This spotlight on the Amazon S3 Docker container shows how LiveEdge® continues to evolve, providing solutions that adapt to the changing landscape of live streaming and video on demand. By using edge apps like this, customers can deploy tailored solutions efficiently, maintaining the flexibility and robustness that LiveEdge® is known for.

To learn more about how LiveEdge® can meet your live video needs or to explore deploying your own custom Docker container, reach out to Videon today. We are here to help you find the right solutions for your live streaming challenges.

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