MongoDB PHP Library 1.9.0-alpha1 Released

The PHP team is happy to announce that the first alpha release of version 1.9.0 of the MongoDB PHP library is now available. This library is a high-level abstraction for the mongodb extension.

Release Highlights

This release adds support for Versioned API (which will be released with MongoDB 5.0) and using Azure and GCP keystrokes for client-side field level encryption.

A complete list of resolved issues in this release may be found at:


Documentation for this library may be found at:


If you encounter any bugs or issues with this library, please report them via this form:


This library may be installed or upgraded with:

composer require mongodb/mongodb^1.9.0@alpha

Installation instructions for the mongodb extension may be found in the documentation.