Sarah Schlothauer

Sarah Schlothauer
Sarah Schlothauer is the editor for She received her Bachelor's degree from Monmouth University, West Long Branch, New Jersey. She currently lives in Frankfurt, Germany with her husband and cat where she enjoys reading, writing, and medieval reenactment. She is also the editor for Conditio Humana, an online magazine about ethics, AI, and technology.

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How to configure your new schema with Reschema

Schema Performance Tuning in MongoDB

This article by Ricardo Pires, Senior Software Engineer at 3T Software Labs, looks at how to easily make MongoDB schema changes using a tool called Reschema in Studio 3T. Learn what to consider before undertaking a schema change and best practices for using Reschema.

A look at benefits and more

Introduction to NoSQL

The term NoSQL was originally intended to describe databases that do not use Structured Query Language. However, that term has evolved since its first use back in the 90s. In this article, Alex Williams explores key benefits of NoSQL databases and when to use them.

Gold standard of cybersecurity

Getting “Passwordless” right: 7 mistakes you should avoid

The future is passwordless – at least that is what current market developments speak for. Even better digital identities and available biometric technology facilitate secure access to online services without the need for cryptic strings. But there are several pitfalls on the way to a passwordless infrastructure. Guest author Al Lakhani shows what to avoid.

Planning ahead

2021 DevOps predictions: Where do we go from here?

The calendar date has changed, but we are still facing many of the structural stressors and unpredictable issues of 2020. Last year, we saw huge changes in software delivery and faced new challenges in every enterprise. So, where do we go in 2021 and how can we plan ahead?

Timeless approach to app modernisation

The Egyptian pyramids and lessons for the IT World

Too often, tech teams rush to discard mainframes and legacy infrastructure, immediately aiming to build something shiny and new. However, just as the Saqqara was revolutionary when it was built, and acted as the origin point of Egypt’s 96 other pyramids, mainframes that we now classify as ‘legacy’ were the epitome of innovation when first set up.

Avoiding outages with chaos engineering

Chaos Engineering: A Science-based Approach to System Reliability

What exactly is chaos engineering? Chaos Engineering is a practice and solution that creates resiliency and ultimately helps avoid expensive outages. When it comes to any system that is increasing in complexity through digital transformation, tech leaders need to consider all of the potential system weaknesses.

Realizing the full promise of automation

Seeding the ground for automation

The foremost problem that organisations encounter when trying to automate is knowing their own environment. That simply won’t do. Organisations need to know their environments inside and out – they need to know where their nodes are located, they need to know what kind of web servers and operating systems they use and they need to know how certificates are used within their environment.

Keeping pace

Why every millisecond counts when code testing mobile apps

Growth in the global mobile app market is growing at an annual rate of over 18% and is driven by e-commerce, gaming, and IoT. However, according to a report, the percentage of organizations that struggle to keep pace with mobile app testing requirements is increasing.

Path to recovery

The Top 3 Software Solution Trends to Impact 2021

In 2021, as the economy recovers, custom software will play the biggest role it’s played to date and any company looking to get ahead would be remiss not to explore this as an option. The trends that will dictate what those solutions look like may surprise you.

Avoiding DIY disaster

Building Your Own AIOps Platform is a Bad Idea

Why does DIY AIOps fail and what is the root cause? In many cases, all the time and effort put into a do-it-yourself project simply winds up being wasted. This article looks at how to safely encourage AIOps exploration and measure ROI from AIOps without the risk of failure.

Eyes on the Internet of Things

A Look at the Top IoT Market Trends for 2021

The future of IoT is trending toward large-scale growth over the next several years. However, 2021 has the potential to be a pivotal year for the IoT Market as it aims to tackle major global social and economic issues associated with the pandemic. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the economic and social factors shaping the Internet of Things market.