API concepts

This section describes the conceptual objects you deal with when interacting with this API, and provides pointers to where you can learn more.

  • Media Services Live 4 reports. Reports on ingest quality and availability for Media Services Live 4 Streams. The reports also provide information on accelerated streams.

  • Media Services Live Origin Shield Monitoring reports. Reports on ingest quality and availability of content across many CDNs and accounts.

  • Media Services Live HLS/HDS/DASH Ingest reports. Reports on ingest quality and availability of HLS/HDS/DASH Ingest (HTTP-based) streams. The reports also provide information on accelerated streams.

  • Media Streaming Live Stream Packaging reports. Reports on ingest quality and availability of RTMP streams that this product converted to HLS or HDS.

  • RTMP Streaming reports. Reports on ingest quality and delivery details for both Media Services Live and Media Services On Demand RTMP streams.

  • Progressive Media Delivery reports. Reports on ingest quality and delivery details for Progressive Media Delivery streams.

  • Data stores. A collection of dimensions and metrics stored in a database that you can use to create reports.

  • Entry point switching. An Akamai ingest server that receives streams from a source. Entry point switching occurs when the ingest server experiences connectivity issues and Akamai routes the stream to another server.

For more information on Media Service Reports, see About reports.