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Lauren Schaefer

Lauren Hayward Schaefer is a developer advocate for MongoDB. She began her career as a software engineer for IBM where she held a variety of roles including full-stack developer, test automation specialist, social media lead, and growth hacking engineer. She went on to be a developer advocate at SugarCRM. She is an international speaker who is skilled in taking hard-to-understand topics and making them seem simple. Lauren holds a BS and MS in Computer Science from North Carolina State University and is the co-inventor of twelve issued United States patents.

Articles by Lauren Schaefer

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7 Things I Learned While Modeling Data for YouTube Stats

Discover 7 things Lauren learned while modeling data in MongoDB

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Top 10 Tips for Making Remote Work Actually Work Right Now

Discover tips and tricks for being a happy and successful remote employee

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A Summary of Schema Design Anti-Patterns and How to Spot Them

Get a summary of the six MongoDB Schema Design Anti-Patterns. Plus, learn how MongoDB Atlas can help you spot the anti-patterns in your databases.

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Case-Insensitive Queries Without Case-Insensitive Indexes

Don't fall into the trap of this MongoDB Schema Design Anti-Pattern: Case-Insensitive Queries Without Case-Insensitive Indexes

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Bloated Documents

Don't fall into the trap of this MongoDB Schema Design Anti-Pattern: Bloated Documents

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Unnecessary Indexes

Don't fall into the trap of this MongoDB Schema Design Anti-Pattern: Unnecessary Indexes

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3 Things to Know When You Switch from SQL to MongoDB

Discover the 3 things you need to know when you switch from SQL to MongoDB

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Massive Number of Collections

Don't fall into the trap of this MongoDB Schema Design Anti-Pattern: Massive Number of Collections

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Massive Arrays

Don't fall into the trap of this MongoDB Schema Design Anti-Pattern: Massive Arrays

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How to Write End-to-End Tests for MongoDB Realm Serverless Apps

Learn how to write end-to-end tests for MongoDB Realm Serverless Apps.

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How to Write Integration Tests for MongoDB Realm Serverless Apps

Learn how to write integration tests for MongoDB Realm Serverless Apps.

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How to Write Unit Tests for MongoDB Realm Serverless Functions

Learn how to write unit tests for MongoDB Realm Serverless Functions.

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