timestamp – Tools for representing MongoDB internal Timestamps

class bson.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).

  • time - time in seconds since epoch UTC, or a naive UTC datetime, or an aware datetime
  • inc - the incrementing counter
as_datetime()

Return a datetime instance corresponding to the time portion of this Timestamp.

The returned datetime’s timezone is UTC.

inc

Get the inc portion of this Timestamp.

time

Get the time portion of this Timestamp.