MongoDB Go Driver 1.16.0 Released

The MongoDB Go Driver Team is pleased to release version 1.16.0 of the MongoDB Go Driver.

This release adds the ability to specify an index type when creating an Atlas Search Index, reduces memory usage when using “zstd” compression, and upgrades dependencies. For more information please see the 1.16.0 release notes.

You can obtain the driver source from GitHub under the v1.16.0 tag.

Documentation for the Go driver can be found on and the
MongoDB documentation site.
BSON library documentation is also available on
Questions and inquiries can be asked on the MongoDB Developer Community.
Bugs can be reported in the Go Driver project in the MongoDB JIRA
where a list of current issues can be found.
Your feedback on the Go driver is greatly appreciated!

Thank you,
The Go Driver Team