timestamp – Tools for representing MongoDB internal Timestamps

New in version 1.5.

Tools for representing MongoDB internal Timestamps.

New in version 1.5.

class pymongo.timestamp.Timestamp(time, inc)

Create a new Timestamp.

This class is only for use with the MongoDB opLog. If you need to store a regular timestamp, please use a datetime.

Raises TypeError if time is not an instance of :class: int or datetime, or inc is not an instance of int. Raises ValueError if time or inc is not in [0, 2**32).

Parameters:
  • time: time in seconds since epoch UTC, or a naive UTC datetime, or an aware datetime
  • inc: the incrementing counter

Changed in version 1.7: time can be a datetime instance

as_datetime()
Return a datetime instance corresponding to the time portion of this Timestamp.
inc
Get the inc portion of this Timestamp.
time
Get the time portion of this Timestamp.

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