WiredTiger is a NoSQL, Open Source extensible platform for data management. It is released under version 2 or 3 of the GNU General Public License. WiredTiger uses MultiVersion Concurrency Control (MVCC) architecture.[1]

Original author(s)WiredTiger Inc.
Initial release2012
Stable release
3.2.1 / August 27, 2019 (2019-08-27)
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Written inC
Operating systemCross-platform
Available inEnglish

MongoDB acquired WiredTiger Inc. on December 16, 2014.[2] The WiredTiger storage engine is the default storage engine starting in MongoDB version 3.2. It provides a document-level concurrency model, checkpointing, and compression, among other features. In MongoDB Enterprise, WiredTiger also supports Encryption At Rest.[3]


  1. ^ "WiredTiger: Snapshots and CheckPoints".
  2. ^ "MongoDB Acquires WiredTiger Inc".
  3. ^ "MongoDB: Encryption At Rest".

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