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 June 2020 Jun 2020 July 2019 Jul 2019
image/svg+xml MySQL 1 2 1 2 1 The world's most popular database for web. Used in WordPress, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube
image/svg+xml Oracle 2 1 -1 1 -1 Oracle is a popular database for enterprise and web. Used in Netflix, eBay, LinkedIn, MIT
image/svg+xml PostgreSQL 3 3 3 Postgresql is an open-source object-relational database system. Used in Skype, CloudFlare
image/svg+xml MongoDB 4 5 1 5 1 MongodB is document-based leading NoSQL database. Used in Google, Facebook, Adobe
image/svg+xml Microsoft SQL Server 5 4 -1 6 1 Microsoft SQL server is produced by Microsoft. Used in Enterprise applications, .NET, Bing
image/svg+xml IBM Db2 6 6 4 -2 IBM db2® developed by IBM.Used in 3scale, XMLi5 Ltd., ITAIPU BINACIONAL, Applic8
image/svg+xml Cassandra 7 7 8 1 Popular use in large, active data sets. Used in eBay, GitHub, GoDaddy, Instagram, Netflix, Reddit
image/svg+xml SQLite 8 10 2 11 3 SQLite used in mobile phones (android device, iPhone, and ios device) and most computers
image/svg+xml Redis 9 8 -1 7 -2 Redis is a non-relational, NoSQL database. It is a well-known caching solution that excels at it
image/svg+xml Splunk 10 11 1 12 2 Splunk interacts with log data for the web. Used in AIRBUS, HYATT, CARNIVAL
microsoft Created with Sketch. Microsoft Access 11 12 1 10 -1 Popular database for enterprise applications. Used in the home or small business applications
image/svg+xml MariaDB 12 9 -3 19 7 Open Source MySQL fork by original database devleoper. Notable users like Wikipedia, and Google
image/svg+xml Elasticsearch 12 15 3 13 1 Elasticsearch is a NoSQL database used in-app search, site search, enterprise search, and metrics
microsoftazuresqldatabase Created with Sketch. Microsoft Azure SQL Database 14 14 14 Microsoft Azure SQL database is a relational DBMS. Used in enterprise applications
image/svg+xml Teradata 15 16 1 9 -6 Teradata is best suitable for big data and IoT. Only supported by Linux OS
image/svg+xml HBase 16 13 -3 17 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 Firebird 17 19 2 27 10 An open-source SQL relational database with stored procedures and triggers
image/svg+xml FileMaker 18 17 -1 15 -3 Filemaker creates custom apps that manage contacts, invoices, projects, content, inventory
image/svg+xml Informix 19 18 -1 22 3 IBM Informix is developed by IBM. Suited for embedded data-management solutions
image/svg+xml Solr 20 20 25 5 Solr probably the database of choice when building a search platform for Web sites
image/svg+xml Neo4j 21 22 1 16 -5 Neo4j is a graph-based database. Used in Hp, Walmart, Adobe, Volvo, Cisco
image/svg+xml dBASE 22 24 2 20 -2 dBase was one of the first databases. The up-to-date product is dBase plus
image/svg+xml Memcached 23 25 2 26 3 Memcached works like "Redis" and used by Facebook to build data-intensive features
microsoftazurecosmosdb Created with Sketch. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB 24 21 -3 21 -3 Cosmos DB is JSON based database. It is scalable, multi-model database service
image/svg+xml Couchbase 26 23 -3 28 2 One of the most popular database for the web. Used in Amadeus. LinkedIn, eBay, sky
image/svg+xml CouchDB 27 28 1 36 9 Couchdb uses HTTP requests to populate the database. It offers an easy-to-use API
Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse 27 29 2 44 17 Suited for big data analytics, predictive modelling, optimization, and other large scale analysis
image/svg+xml Amazon Redshift 28 27 -1 18 -10 Amazon Redshift is an internet hosting service. It is the part of amazon web services
image/svg+xml Interbase 29 32 3 31 2 Interbase is used for tracking, disaster recovery, and data protection of web services
image/svg+xml Vertica 30 31 1 32 2 Vertica is popular for web database services. Used by ATLAS, GUESS, AIRCEL, AVITO
image/svg+xml Spark SQL 31 30 -1 29 -2 Spark is a lightning-fast cluster computing system. It provides a high-level API
image/svg+xml Amazon DynamoDB 32 33 1 23 -9 NoSQL database service provided by Amazon. Used in Amazon Web Services (AWS)
image/svg+xml Netezza 33 32 -1 33 IBM Netezza high-performance data warehouse appliances and advanced analytics apps
image/svg+xml Greenplum 34 35 1 30 -4 Greenplum works on big data analytics like ai or IoT.It supports only Linux OS
image/svg+xml Google BigQuery 36 35 -1 38 2 Bigquery is Google's data warehouse. It requires only storage and not queries
image/svg+xml Hive 37 36 -1 34 -3 Suited for log processing, text mining, document indexing. Hive is used by Netflix, FINRA
saphana Created with Sketch. SAP HANA 38 38 42 4 SAP HANA is an in-memory database. Used in the advanced analytic real-time data processing
image/svg+xml MarkLogic 39 40 1 43 4 Marklogic works as a graph, or as relational data. It privileges with security administration
image/svg+xml InfluxDB 40 37 -3 37 -3 Influxdb is the open-source time-series database for web services. Used in the pipeline, eBay
image/svg+xml Amazon Aurora 41 39 -2 24 -17 Amazon aurora works with web apps. It is a part of amazon relational database service
image/svg+xml Firebase Realtime Database 41 42 1 40 -1 Real-time database with data synchronization for web apps, Android, iOS, REST API
image/svg+xml Hazelcast 42 41 -1 45 3 Hazelcast memory data grid platform. It makes I/O and processing much more efficient
Group Created with Sketch. Microsoft Azure Search 45 42 -3 41 -4 Microsoft azure search is a search engine database for web and mobile app development
image/svg+xml Ehcache 45 46 1 49 4 Ehcache is a widely adopted java cache memory block storing serialized data objects
image/svg+xml H2 45 42 -3 35 -10 H2 is full of a supported RDBMS written in java and used as a database server
googlecloudfirestore Created with Sketch. Google Cloud Firestore 45 43 -2 55 10 Cloud Firestore is a server-less NoSQL document database for your mobile, web, and IoT apps
aerospike-logo Created with Sketch. Aerospike 47 48 1 47 Aerospike is a modern database built from the ground up to push the limits of flash storage
image/svg+xml Oracle Essbase 47 47 46 -1 Essbase is a multidimensional database while working on vast numbers of users, a large data set
Group Created with Sketch. OrientDB 49 50 1 53 4 OrientDB is incredibly fast, scalable with its multi-master replication
Group Created with Sketch. Derby 51 52 1 50 -1 Apache derby embedded in java programs and used for online transaction processing
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