Amazon WebServices,5th floor,Salcon Rasvilas, Delhi

Start 01 Apr 2017 - 10:00 am
End 01 Apr 2017 - 02:00 pm

How to scale server provisioning as infrastructure scales ?


About #buildwithAWS&Lenskart

One of the world's most powerful hosting platform, Amazon Web Services, needs to be harnessed in order to create high performance apps, sites and programs. Lenskart is India's largest online optical store. Lenskart is not just an optical store, but also holds a strong engineering and technology backend where they believe in processes and innovations.

Both AWS and Lenskart introduces a new series of LearnUps which will teach you the capabilities and power of the AWS platform and how it can be leveraged to give your software the boost it needs and Lenskart will help you understand as to how to manage your infra as they do.

These will take place on a weekly basis and will centre around imbibing you with key knowledge around using trending technologies to build and create highly interactive, engaging and performing websites, apps and programmes using the AWS platform.
You stand to gain from free & valuable knowledge from each LearnUp as well as knowledge on the Amazon Web Services Platform.
How else do you benefit? Besides getting access to a LearnUp, you also get $100 worth of AWS credits you can use for website hosting and code uploading.

Session Agenda

  • Understanding Chef as configuration management tool.
  • Automate common infrastructure tasks
  • Understanding Chef architecture
  • How to setup chef server?
  • Workstation setup
  • How to keep your secret saved in a vault
  • Mastering knife
  • Getting hands on tools shipped with chefdk
Problem statement

  • How to scale server provisioning as infrastructure scales?

  • 3 small CentOS/Ubuntu EC2 instances (1 for setting up chef server, 2nd for chef client and 3rd for setting up a workstation)
  • All 3 machines should have network accessibility with each other.
  • Note: To avoid minimal cost involved you can power off the machines after creating them, AWS doesn’t bills you for stopped EC2 instances.

Takeaways for you:

  • $100 AWS credits
  • Lenskart Gift vouchers
  • Lenskart stickers

About the Speakers

Rajdeep Bhattacharya
Devops lead @

Rajdeep is a systems and Application enthusiast with over 9 years of experience in building systems and solutions from scratch. He is the core team member and devops lead @ He has experience in managing scalable e-commerce infrastructure with AWS.

Nirbhab Barat
AVP at

Nirbhab, who is currently working as the AVP at, believes that building a scalable infrastructure is a challenging job.
His roles include vendor communication, coding few features and improvement for automated servers on, enhancing monitoring system, implementing CI & CD, cultivating devops culture. Challenging self in an e-commerce business at lenskart with new open source technologies and highly scalable architectures everyday is an ongoing mission, says Nirbhab.

How it works ?


Register on our Platform


Complete the form to gain access to $100 worth of AWS credits and Lenskart gift vouchers


Come to the LearnUp at the AWS office in Delhi.


Build a web app with AWS & Lenskart


Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a bundled remote computing service that provides cloud computing infrastructure over the Internet with storage, bandwidth and customized support for application programming interfaces (API). Launched in 2006, AWS is provided by cloud solution concept pioneer Amazon Inc. Amazon's internal IT resource management built AWS, which expanded and grew into an innovative and cost-effective cloud solution provider.


Under the FAQ section, you will find answers to the most commonly asked questions about our challenges. If you have any questions apart from the ones listed on the right, contact us at

5th Floor, Salcon Ras Vilas, Select City Walk, Saket District Centre , Saket. New Delhi-110017 India.
No, but registration is mandatory though.
Just bring your laptops and your enthusiasm to build.
Yes, you need to have an AWS account to redeem your $100AWS credits. you can also open your account by visiting
After the learn up, you would be sent a raw code to redeem your $100 AWS credits