Tech Evolution: Challenges to DevOps Excellence

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DEVOPS
Aug 31, 2023

About Speaker

Rajdeep Bhattacharya
Rajdeep Bhattacharya
Rajdeep Bhattacharya

Rajdeep Bhattacharya

Head of DevOps, Lenskart

Rajdeep, a seasoned DevOps leader with 16 years of experience, currently drives Lenskart's DevOps culture. Based in Kolkata, India, he introduces transformative concepts like Chaos Engineering, DataOps, and DevSecOps. Rajdeep's expertise includes Site Reliability Engineering, CI/CD, Terraform, Kubernetes, and more. He focuses on enhancing Lenskart's global eyewear disruption through a robust technology stack. Beyond technical skills, Rajdeep fosters a culture of collaboration and continuous improvement, steering Lenskart towards excellence in eyewear technology.

Rajdeep, a seasoned DevOps leader with 16 years of experience, currently drives Lenskart's DevOps culture. Based in Kolkata, India, he introduces transformative concepts like Chaos Engineering, DataOps, and DevSecOps. Rajdeep's expertise includes Site Reliability Engineering, CI/CD, Terraform, Kubernetes, and more. He focuses on enhancing Lenskart's global eyewear disruption through a robust technology stack. Beyond technical skills, Rajdeep fosters a culture of collaboration and continuous improvement, steering Lenskart towards excellence in eyewear technology.

Rajdeep, a seasoned DevOps leader with 16 years of experience, currently drives Lenskart's DevOps culture. Based in Kolkata, India, he introduces transformative concepts like Chaos Engineering, DataOps, and DevSecOps. Rajdeep's expertise includes Site Reliability Engineering, CI/CD, Terraform, Kubernetes, and more. He focuses on enhancing Lenskart's global eyewear disruption through a robust technology stack. Beyond technical skills, Rajdeep fosters a culture of collaboration and continuous improvement, steering Lenskart towards excellence in eyewear technology.

About Host

Sathya Narayanan Nagarajan

Co-founder and CTO, Amnic

Sathya is an experienced technologist with over two decades in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Electric Vehicles (EV), and Distributed Systems. As the Co-founder and CTO of Amnic, he drives the development of a cloud Intelligence Platform, emphasizing efficiency, cost reduction, and reliability. Sathya's leadership spans roles at Ola Electric Mobility, Ola Cabs, Yahoo and many internet companies. With 11 patents in AI, EV, and Distributed Systems, he is committed to knowledge sharing and guiding industry thought leaders.

Summary of Podcast

Rajdeep Bhattacharya's journey from a Network Engineer to a driving force behind Lenskart's cloud transformation is a captivating narrative of embracing DevOps practices. Bhattacharya's vision for a swift and efficient operation led to the adoption of cloud solutions, allowing Lenskart to channel the power of cutting-edge technologies. The tech landscape at Lenskart witnessed a facelift with the implementation of modern-day answers like Terraform, Packer, and Chef.

Rajdeep championed the transition to microservices, employing robust strategies such as health checks, benchmarking, and autoscale. This meticulous approach ensured efficiency and resilience in the face of ever-evolving technological landscapes. Lenskart's adoption of a "shared responsibility method" was pivotal in overcoming challenges, especially those arising from Kubernetes adoption.

Rajdeep and his team at Lenskart tackled the vital problem statement of Cloud Cost Management through revolutionary techniques like tagging resources, adopting unit economics, and differentiating Opex and Capex. They prioritized operational and purposeful charges for maximizing efficiency.

Lenskart's pursuit of Cloud Cost Optimization featured strategic movements like scaling rule configuration using Instances with different pricing tiers and instance types, storage tier optimization, and transitioning to Application Load Balancers (ALBs). The GitOps Model, with its emphasis on collaboration and transparency, ensured a balance between Cloud Cost Management and reliability.

Rajdeep Bhattacharya's journey from a Network Engineer to a driving force behind Lenskart's cloud transformation is a captivating narrative of embracing DevOps practices. Bhattacharya's vision for a swift and efficient operation led to the adoption of cloud solutions, allowing Lenskart to channel the power of cutting-edge technologies. The tech landscape at Lenskart witnessed a facelift with the implementation of modern-day answers like Terraform, Packer, and Chef.

Rajdeep championed the transition to microservices, employing robust strategies such as health checks, benchmarking, and autoscale. This meticulous approach ensured efficiency and resilience in the face of ever-evolving technological landscapes. Lenskart's adoption of a "shared responsibility method" was pivotal in overcoming challenges, especially those arising from Kubernetes adoption.

Rajdeep and his team at Lenskart tackled the vital problem statement of Cloud Cost Management through revolutionary techniques like tagging resources, adopting unit economics, and differentiating Opex and Capex. They prioritized operational and purposeful charges for maximizing efficiency.

Lenskart's pursuit of Cloud Cost Optimization featured strategic movements like scaling rule configuration using Instances with different pricing tiers and instance types, storage tier optimization, and transitioning to Application Load Balancers (ALBs). The GitOps Model, with its emphasis on collaboration and transparency, ensured a balance between Cloud Cost Management and reliability.

Rajdeep Bhattacharya's journey from a Network Engineer to a driving force behind Lenskart's cloud transformation is a captivating narrative of embracing DevOps practices. Bhattacharya's vision for a swift and efficient operation led to the adoption of cloud solutions, allowing Lenskart to channel the power of cutting-edge technologies. The tech landscape at Lenskart witnessed a facelift with the implementation of modern-day answers like Terraform, Packer, and Chef.

Rajdeep championed the transition to microservices, employing robust strategies such as health checks, benchmarking, and autoscale. This meticulous approach ensured efficiency and resilience in the face of ever-evolving technological landscapes. Lenskart's adoption of a "shared responsibility method" was pivotal in overcoming challenges, especially those arising from Kubernetes adoption.

Rajdeep and his team at Lenskart tackled the vital problem statement of Cloud Cost Management through revolutionary techniques like tagging resources, adopting unit economics, and differentiating Opex and Capex. They prioritized operational and purposeful charges for maximizing efficiency.

Lenskart's pursuit of Cloud Cost Optimization featured strategic movements like scaling rule configuration using Instances with different pricing tiers and instance types, storage tier optimization, and transitioning to Application Load Balancers (ALBs). The GitOps Model, with its emphasis on collaboration and transparency, ensured a balance between Cloud Cost Management and reliability.

About Amnic

Amnic is a cloud cost observability platform, helping businesses measure and rightsize their cloud costs. Amnic helps businesses visualize, analyze and optimize their cloud spends, in turn building a lean cloud infrastructure. Amnic offers out of the box solutions that help breakdown cloud bills and provide greater visibility and understanding into cloud costs along with recommendations to lower spends, alerts and anomaly detection.

Amnic delivers a wide range of features including K8s visibility, cost analyzer, alerts and custom reporting, budgeting, forecasting and smart tagging. DevOps and SRE teams rely on Amnic to deliver a simplified view into their cloud costs, allowing them to maintain governance and build a culture of cost optimization. Setup in 5-minutes and get 30-days of free trial.

Visit www.amnic.com to get started.

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