I have noticed this week that the initial load time for streaming flv's using Wowza (rtmp) from S3 has significantly increased in time e.g. 30+ seconds for a video that
used to take 5 seconds. What I mean by initial load time is the point netStream.play() is called and a NetStream.Play.Start response is received. Looking in the logs I am also reading a few time outs:
MediaCache on EC2 is usually a good pair, but that does indicate a network issue. We don't have any insight into AWS network, so there is nothing we can do directly, but if we see a pattern we will report it.