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MongoDB PyMongo Documentation

Welcome to the documentation site for the official MongoDB PyMongo Driver. PyMongo is a Python distribution containing tools for working with MongoDB, and is the recommended way to work with MongoDB from Python.

Learn how to install the driver, establish a connection to MongoDB, and begin working with data in the Get Started with PyMongo tutorial.

Learn how to create and configure a connection to a MongoDB deployment in the Connect to MongoDB section.

Learn how to use PyMongo to work with MongoDB databases and collections in the Databases and Collections section.

Learn how you can write data to MongoDB in the Write Data to MongoDB section.

Learn how you can retrieve data from MongoDB in the Read Data from MongoDB section.

Learn how to work with common types of indexes in the Optimize Queries with Indexes section.

Learn how to use PyMongo to perform aggregation operations in the Transform Your Data with Aggregation section.

Learn about ways you can authenticate your application and encrypt your data in the Secure Your Data section.

Learn how to work with specialized data formats and custom types in the Specialized Data Formats section.

For a list of popular third-party Python libraries for working with MongoDB, see the Third-Party Tools section.

For answers to commonly asked questions about PyMongo, see the Frequently Asked Questions section.

For solutions to issues you might encounter when using the driver, see the Troubleshooting section.

For a list of new features and changes in each version, see the What's New section.

Learn what changes you might need to make to your application to upgrade driver versions in the Upgrade PyMongo Versions section.

For documentation on versions of the driver v4.6.x and earlier, see the Previous Versions section.

Learn how to report bugs, contribute to the driver, and find help in the Issues & Help section.

For compatibility tables that show the recommended PyMongo version to use for specific Python and MongoDB Server versions, see the Compatibility section.

For detailed information about types and methods in PyMongo, see the PyMongo API documentation.

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