MongoDB Server Lifecycle: End Of Life And Support Status

Last updated on April 18, 2024

MongoDB is a non-relational database that is offered as both cloud-based and on-premise deployment. The cloud-based version is called “MongoDB Atlas” which is a fully managed solution, and the on-premise self-managed version is called “MongoDB Server“. The table below covers the lifecycle for both of these versions.

Support status guide

End of life (EOL) is the end of a product’s useful life. When a product reaches the end of its life cycle, the manufacturer no longer supports it. The following table explains the different phases of a product’s lifecycle. Testing status is when the product is initially released and EOL is when product support is no longer offered. The time between these two points is the support timeframe.

Testing

The software is not yet publicly available. It is in testing phase i.e., alpha, beta, release preview etc.

Active

The software is actively supported by the vendor.

Phasing Out

The software will soon reach its end of life. You need to look for upgrade or migration options. The software will automatically go into phasing out status 2 months before end of life.

End Of Life

The software is no longer supported by the vendor. You need to make sure your system and environment are safe.

Version

Released

Security Support

MongoDB 7.3 (Rapid Release)
3 months and 3 weeks ago
(19 March 2024)
Supported
MongoDB 7.2 (Rapid Release)
6 months and 3 weeks ago
(14 December 2023)
Supported
MongoDB 7.1 (Rapid Release)
9 months and 6 days ago
(4 October 2023)
Ended 5 months and 1 week ago
(31 January 2024)
MongoDB 7.0
11 months and 1 week ago
(1 August 2023)
Ends in 2 years and 1 month
(31 August 2026)
MongoDB 6.3 (Rapid Release)
1 year and 2 months ago
(11 April 2023)
Ended 10 months and 1 week ago
(31 August 2023)
MongoDB 6.2 (Rapid Release)
1 year and 5 months ago
(19 January 2023)
Ended 1 year and 2 months ago
(30 April 2023)
MongoDB 6.1 (Rapid Release)
1 year and 9 months ago
(4 October 2022)
Ended 1 year and 4 months ago
(28 February 2023)
MongoDB 6.0
2 years ago
(5 July 2022)
Ends in 1 year and 2 weeks
(31 July 2025)
MongoDB 5.3 (Rapid Release)
2 years and 3 months ago
(22 March 2022)
Ended 1 year and 11 months ago
(31 July 2022)
MongoDB 5.2 (Rapid Release)
2 years and 5 months ago
(13 January 2022)
Ended 2 years and 2 months ago
(30 April 2022)
MongoDB 5.1 (Rapid Release)
2 years and 8 months ago
(4 November 2021)
Ended 2 years and 5 months ago
(31 January 2022)
MongoDB 5.0
3 years ago
(8 July 2021)
Ends in 3 months and 2 weeks
(31 October 2024)
MongoDB 4.4
3 years and 11 months ago
(25 July 2020)
Ended 4 months and 1 week ago
(29 February 2024)
MongoDB 4.2
4 years and 11 months ago
(9 August 2019)
Ended 1 year and 2 months ago
(30 April 2023)
MongoDB 4.0
6 years and 2 weeks ago
(21 June 2018)
Ended 2 years and 2 months ago
(30 April 2022)
MongoDB 3.6
6 years and 7 months ago
(1 December 2017)
Ended 3 years and 2 months ago
(30 April 2021)
MongoDB 3.4
7 years and 7 months ago
(26 November 2016)
Ended 4 years and 5 months ago
(31 January 2020)
MongoDB 3.2
8 years and 7 months ago
(4 December 2015)
Ended 5 years and 11 months ago
(31 July 2018)
MongoDB 3.0
9 years and 4 months ago
(3 March 2015)
Ended 6 years and 4 months ago
(28 February 2018)
MongoDB 2.6
10 years and 3 months ago
(7 April 2014)
Ended 7 years and 8 months ago
(31 October 2016)
MongoDB 2.4
11 years and 3 months ago
(18 March 2013)
Ended 11 years and 3 months ago
(31 March 2013)
MongoDB 2.2
11 years and 10 months ago
(28 August 2012)
Ended 10 years and 4 months ago
(14 February 2014)
MongoDB 2.0
12 years and 9 months ago
(11 September 2011)
Ended 11 years and 3 months ago
(31 March 2013)
MongoDB 1.8
13 years and 3 months ago
(16 March 2011)
Ended 11 years and 9 months ago
(30 September 2012)
MongoDB 1.6
13 years and 11 months ago
(5 August 2010)
Ended 12 years and 4 months ago
(28 February 2012)
MongoDB 1.4
14 years and 3 months ago
(25 March 2010)
Ended 11 years and 9 months ago
(30 September 2012)
MongoDB 1.2
14 years and 7 months ago
(10 December 2009)
Ended 13 years and 1 week ago
(30 June 2011)
MongoDB 1.0
14 years and 10 months ago
(27 August 2009)
Ended 13 years and 10 months ago
(31 August 2010)

Each MongoDB Server version is supported for 30 months from the day of its General Availability (GA).

There is support for MongoDB Stable API compatibility with MongoDB Server. Every GA release of the Stable API is compatible with all major releases of the MongoDB Server that are made available on or within five years of the Stable API’s release date.

After MongoDB 5.0 was released, Rapid Releases were launched which are updates for the database that occur at least once every quarter. These updates include new features and security improvements. Rapid Releases are only supported within MongoDB Atlas and are not supported for on-premises deployments.

The MongoDB manufacturers also maintain a list of lifecycle schedules.

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