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 January 2020 Jan 2020 February 2019 Feb 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 Microsoft SQL Server 4 5 1 5 1 Microsoft SQL server is produced by Microsoft. Used in Enterprise applications, .NET, Bing
image/svg+xml MongoDB 5 4 -1 6 1 MongodB is document-based leading NoSQL database. Used in Google, Facebook, Adobe
image/svg+xml IBM Db2 6 9 3 4 -2 IBM db2® developed by IBM.Used in 3scale, XMLi5 Ltd., ITAIPU BINACIONAL, Applic8
image/svg+xml Redis 7 6 -1 7 Redis is a non-relational, NoSQL database. It is a well-known caching solution that excels at it
image/svg+xml SQLite 8 7 -1 9 1 SQLite used in mobile phones (android device, iPhone, and ios device) and most computers
image/svg+xml Cassandra 9 8 -1 11 2 Popular use in large, active data sets. Used in eBay, GitHub, GoDaddy, Instagram, Netflix, Reddit
image/svg+xml Splunk 10 10 8 -2 Splunk interacts with log data for the web. Used in AIRBUS, HYATT, CARNIVAL
image/svg+xml MariaDB 11 12 1 19 8 Open Source MySQL fork by original database devleoper. Notable users like Wikipedia, and Google
image/svg+xml Elasticsearch 12 13 1 14 2 Elasticsearch is a NoSQL database used in-app search, site search, enterprise search, and metrics
microsoftazuresqldatabase Created with Sketch. Microsoft Azure SQL Database 13 13 12 -1 Microsoft Azure SQL database is a relational DBMS. Used in enterprise applications
microsoft Created with Sketch. Microsoft Access 14 15 1 13 -1 Popular database for enterprise applications. Used in the home or small business applications
image/svg+xml HBase 15 14 -1 18 3 HBase is part of the Hadoop ecosystem. It is used when data is in the form of a key-value pair
image/svg+xml Teradata 16 14 -2 10 -6 Teradata is best suitable for big data and IoT. Only supported by Linux OS
image/svg+xml Solr 17 17 31 14 Solr probably the database of choice when building a search platform for Web sites
image/svg+xml Neo4j 18 18 15 -3 Neo4j is a graph-based database. Used in Hp, Walmart, Adobe, Volvo, Cisco
image/svg+xml FileMaker 19 19 16 -3 Filemaker creates custom apps that manage contacts, invoices, projects, content, inventory
image/svg+xml Firebird 20 20 20 An open-source SQL relational database with stored procedures and triggers
image/svg+xml Informix 21 21 22 1 IBM Informix is developed by IBM. Suited for embedded data-management solutions
microsoftazurecosmosdb Created with Sketch. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB 22 23 1 28 6 Cosmos DB is JSON based database. It is scalable, multi-model database service
image/svg+xml Memcached 23 24 1 26 3 Memcached works like "Redis" and used by Facebook to build data-intensive features
image/svg+xml Couchbase 24 26 2 37 13 One of the most popular database for the web. Used in Amadeus. LinkedIn, eBay, sky
image/svg+xml dBASE 25 22 -3 21 -4 dBase was one of the first databases. The up-to-date product is dBase plus
image/svg+xml Amazon Redshift 26 27 1 17 -9 Amazon Redshift is an internet hosting service. It is the part of amazon web services
Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse 27 30 3 38 11 Suited for big data analytics, predictive modelling, optimization, and other large scale analysis
image/svg+xml CouchDB 28 25 -3 36 8 Couchdb uses HTTP requests to populate the database. It offers an easy-to-use API
image/svg+xml Vertica 29 31 2 35 6 Vertica is popular for web database services. Used by ATLAS, GUESS, AIRCEL, AVITO
image/svg+xml Netezza 30 28 -2 33 3 IBM Netezza high-performance data warehouse appliances and advanced analytics apps
image/svg+xml Interbase 31 29 -2 24 -7 Interbase is used for tracking, disaster recovery, and data protection of web services
image/svg+xml Spark SQL 31 29 -2 27 -4 Spark is a lightning-fast cluster computing system. It provides a high-level API
image/svg+xml Amazon DynamoDB 32 32 23 -9 NoSQL database service provided by Amazon. Used in Amazon Web Services (AWS)
image/svg+xml Amazon Aurora 33 32 -1 25 -8 Amazon aurora works with web apps. It is a part of amazon relational database service
image/svg+xml Hive 35 35 30 -5 Suited for log processing, text mining, document indexing. Hive is used by Netflix, FINRA
image/svg+xml InfluxDB 36 36 39 3 Influxdb is the open-source time-series database for web services. Used in the pipeline, eBay
Group Created with Sketch. Microsoft Azure Search 36 34 -2 32 -4 Microsoft azure search is a search engine database for web and mobile app development
image/svg+xml Google BigQuery 37 38 1 40 3 Bigquery is Google's data warehouse. It requires only storage and not queries
image/svg+xml Greenplum 37 34 -3 29 -8 Greenplum works on big data analytics like ai or IoT.It supports only Linux OS
saphana Created with Sketch. SAP HANA 38 37 -1 43 5 SAP HANA is an in-memory database. Used in the advanced analytic real-time data processing
image/svg+xml MarkLogic 40 39 -1 44 4 Marklogic works as a graph, or as relational data. It privileges with security administration
image/svg+xml Firebase Realtime Database 41 44 3 41 Real-time database with data synchronization for web apps, Android, iOS, REST API
image/svg+xml H2 41 43 2 34 -7 H2 is full of a supported RDBMS written in java and used as a database server
image/svg+xml Ehcache 42 40 -2 48 6 Ehcache is a widely adopted java cache memory block storing serialized data objects
googlecloudfirestore Created with Sketch. Google Cloud Firestore 44 47 3 0 -44 Cloud Firestore is a server-less NoSQL document database for your mobile, web, and IoT apps
image/svg+xml Hazelcast 45 45 45 Hazelcast memory data grid platform. It makes I/O and processing much more efficient
Google Cloud Datastore 46 49 3 0 -46 Highly-scalable NoSQL database for acid transactions, SQL-like queries, indexes and much more
aerospike-logo Created with Sketch. Aerospike 47 45 -2 46 -1 Aerospike is a modern database built from the ground up to push the limits of flash storage
image/svg+xml Oracle Essbase 48 48 47 -1 Essbase is a multidimensional database while working on vast numbers of users, a large data set
Group Created with Sketch. Derby 49 50 1 0 -49 Apache derby embedded in java programs and used for online transaction processing