.NET Driver 2.14.0-beta1 Released

.NET Driver Version 2.14.0-beta1 Release Notes

This is a beta release for the 2.14.0 version of the driver.

The main new features in 2.14.0-beta1 include:

  • A beta version of the new LINQ provider (known as LINQ3, see: LINQ3)
  • The current LINQ provider (known as LINQ2) continues to be available and is still the default LINQ provider for now
  • Support for Zstandard and Snappy on Linux and MacOS
  • Added connection storm avoidance features
  • Use “hello” command for monitoring if supported
  • Removed support for .NET Framework 4.5.2; minimum is now 4.7.2
  • Removed support for .NET Standard 1.5; minimum is now 2.0
  • Minimum server version is now MongoDB 3.6+

The full list of JIRA issues that are currently scheduled to be resolved in this release is available at:


The list may change as we approach the release date.

Documentation on the .NET driver can be found at:



hello. will be post abot how use with new “A beta version of the new LINQ provider” ?

Hi, @alexov_inbox,

The new LINQ3 provider can be enabled through MongoClientSettings.LinqProvider. You can find a code example of how to do this in our 2.14 docs:


Please let us know if you have any questions. We look forward to your feedback on the new LINQ provider. If you encounter an issue, please file a CSHARP ticket here.


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