Database Popularity Index

The Red9 Ranking System was created to gauge the popularity of DBMS (Database Management Systems) across the world. Below are several charts as well as table-based information to display our findings. Rankings are updated on a monthly basis, so all data is relevant and current.
Database
Management System
Rank  Now August 2020 Aug 2020 September 2019 Sep 2019
image/svg+xml Oracle 1 1 2 1 Oracle is a popular database for enterprise and web. Used in Netflix, eBay, LinkedIn, MIT
image/svg+xml MySQL 2 2 1 -1 The world's most popular database for web. Used in WordPress, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube
image/svg+xml MongoDB 3 3 7 4 MongodB is document-based leading NoSQL database. Used in Google, Facebook, Adobe
image/svg+xml PostgreSQL 4 4 3 -1 Postgresql is an open-source object-relational database system. Used in Skype, CloudFlare
image/svg+xml Microsoft SQL Server 5 5 4 -1 Microsoft SQL server is produced by Microsoft. Used in Enterprise applications, .NET, Bing
image/svg+xml Cassandra 6 6 9 3 Popular use in large, active data sets. Used in eBay, GitHub, GoDaddy, Instagram, Netflix, Reddit
image/svg+xml IBM Db2 7 7 5 -2 IBM db2® developed by IBM.Used in 3scale, XMLi5 Ltd., ITAIPU BINACIONAL, Applic8
image/svg+xml Redis 8 8 6 -2 Redis is a non-relational, NoSQL database. It is a well-known caching solution that excels at it
image/svg+xml SQLite 9 10 1 8 -1 SQLite used in mobile phones (android device, iPhone, and ios device) and most computers
image/svg+xml Splunk 10 9 -1 10 Splunk interacts with log data for the web. Used in AIRBUS, HYATT, CARNIVAL
microsoftazuresqldatabase Created with Sketch. Microsoft Azure SQL Database 11 11 13 2 Microsoft Azure SQL database is a relational DBMS. Used in enterprise applications
image/svg+xml Elasticsearch 12 13 1 14 2 Elasticsearch is a NoSQL database used in-app search, site search, enterprise search, and metrics
microsoft Created with Sketch. Microsoft Access 13 12 -1 15 2 Popular database for enterprise applications. Used in the home or small business applications
image/svg+xml MariaDB 15 14 -1 18 3 Open Source MySQL fork by original database devleoper. Notable users like Wikipedia, and Google
image/svg+xml Firebird 15 17 2 27 12 An open-source SQL relational database with stored procedures and triggers
image/svg+xml Teradata 16 15 -1 11 -5 Teradata is best suitable for big data and IoT. Only supported by Linux OS
image/svg+xml HBase 17 16 -1 16 -1 HBase is part of the Hadoop ecosystem. It is used when data is in the form of a key-value pair
image/svg+xml Informix 18 19 1 22 4 IBM Informix is developed by IBM. Suited for embedded data-management solutions
image/svg+xml Solr 19 18 -1 20 1 Solr probably the database of choice when building a search platform for Web sites
image/svg+xml FileMaker 20 20 12 -8 Filemaker creates custom apps that manage contacts, invoices, projects, content, inventory
image/svg+xml dBASE 21 24 3 23 2 dBase was one of the first databases. The up-to-date product is dBase plus
image/svg+xml Neo4j 22 23 1 17 -5 Neo4j is a graph-based database. Used in Hp, Walmart, Adobe, Volvo, Cisco
image/svg+xml Memcached 23 21 -2 26 3 Memcached works like "Redis" and used by Facebook to build data-intensive features
image/svg+xml Amazon Redshift 26 28 2 19 -7 Amazon Redshift is an internet hosting service. It is the part of amazon web services
image/svg+xml Couchbase 27 29 2 30 3 One of the most popular database for the web. Used in Amadeus. LinkedIn, eBay, sky
image/svg+xml CouchDB 27 24 -3 34 7 Couchdb uses HTTP requests to populate the database. It offers an easy-to-use API
microsoftazurecosmosdb Created with Sketch. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB 29 26 -3 21 -8 Cosmos DB is JSON based database. It is scalable, multi-model database service
image/svg+xml Spark SQL 30 31 1 28 -2 Spark is a lightning-fast cluster computing system. It provides a high-level API
image/svg+xml Netezza 30 32 2 33 3 IBM Netezza high-performance data warehouse appliances and advanced analytics apps
Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse 31 28 -3 46 15 Suited for big data analytics, predictive modelling, optimization, and other large scale analysis
image/svg+xml Vertica 33 33 32 -1 Vertica is popular for web database services. Used by ATLAS, GUESS, AIRCEL, AVITO
image/svg+xml Google BigQuery 34 36 2 37 3 Bigquery is Google's data warehouse. It requires only storage and not queries
image/svg+xml Interbase 34 31 -3 31 -3 Interbase is used for tracking, disaster recovery, and data protection of web services
image/svg+xml Amazon DynamoDB 35 34 -1 24 -11 NoSQL database service provided by Amazon. Used in Amazon Web Services (AWS)
image/svg+xml InfluxDB 35 38 3 38 3 Influxdb is the open-source time-series database for web services. Used in the pipeline, eBay
image/svg+xml Firebase Realtime Database 36 39 3 39 3 Real-time database with data synchronization for web apps, Android, iOS, REST API
image/svg+xml Greenplum 37 37 29 -8 Greenplum works on big data analytics like ai or IoT.It supports only Linux OS
image/svg+xml Hive 39 40 1 35 -4 Suited for log processing, text mining, document indexing. Hive is used by Netflix, FINRA
image/svg+xml MarkLogic 41 41 41 Marklogic works as a graph, or as relational data. It privileges with security administration
image/svg+xml Ehcache 42 44 2 48 6 Ehcache is a widely adopted java cache memory block storing serialized data objects
saphana Created with Sketch. SAP HANA 43 41 -2 44 1 SAP HANA is an in-memory database. Used in the advanced analytic real-time data processing
googlecloudfirestore Created with Sketch. Google Cloud Firestore 43 46 3 55 12 Cloud Firestore is a server-less NoSQL document database for your mobile, web, and IoT apps
image/svg+xml Amazon Aurora 44 42 -2 25 -19 Amazon aurora works with web apps. It is a part of amazon relational database service
image/svg+xml Oracle Essbase 45 48 3 45 Essbase is a multidimensional database while working on vast numbers of users, a large data set
image/svg+xml Hazelcast 46 43 -3 47 1 Hazelcast memory data grid platform. It makes I/O and processing much more efficient
image/svg+xml H2 47 47 36 -11 H2 is full of a supported RDBMS written in java and used as a database server
aerospike-logo Created with Sketch. Aerospike 48 45 -3 42 -6 Aerospike is a modern database built from the ground up to push the limits of flash storage
Group Created with Sketch. Derby 49 50 1 51 2 Apache derby embedded in java programs and used for online transaction processing
Group Created with Sketch. Microsoft Azure Search 50 47 -3 43 -7 Microsoft azure search is a search engine database for web and mobile app development
Google Cloud Datastore 50 49 -1 58 8 Highly-scalable NoSQL database for acid transactions, SQL-like queries, indexes and much more
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