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WiredTiger is a NoSQL, Open Source extensible platform for data management. WiredTiger uses MultiVersion Concurrency Control (MVCC)[1] architecture.

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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