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MongoDB Drivers and Client Libraries

An application communicates with MongoDB by way of a client library, called a driver, that handles all interaction with the database in a language appropriate to the application.

Drivers

See the following pages for more information about the MongoDB drivers:

Driver Version Numbers

Driver version numbers use semantic versioning or “major.minor.patch” versioning system. The first number is the major version, the second the minor version, and the third indicates a patch.

Example

Driver version numbers.

If your driver has a version number of 2.9.1, 2 is the major version, 9 is minor, and 1 is the patch.

The numbering scheme for drivers differs from the scheme for the MongoDB server. For more information on server versioning, see MongoDB Version Numbers.