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 December 2019 Dec 2019 January 2019 Jan 2019
image/svg+xml Oracle 1 1 1 Oracle is a popular database for enterprise and web. Used in Netflix, eBay, LinkedIn, MIT
image/svg+xml MySQL 2 2 2 The world's most popular database for web. Used in WordPress, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube
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 7 3 MongodB is document-based leading NoSQL database. Used in Google, Facebook, Adobe
image/svg+xml Microsoft SQL Server 5 4 -1 5 Microsoft SQL server is produced by Microsoft. Used in Enterprise applications, .NET, Bing
image/svg+xml Redis 6 9 3 6 Redis is a non-relational, NoSQL database. It is a well-known caching solution that excels at it
image/svg+xml SQLite 7 8 1 8 1 SQLite used in mobile phones (android device, iPhone, and ios device) and most computers
image/svg+xml Cassandra 8 7 -1 12 4 Popular use in large, active data sets. Used in eBay, GitHub, GoDaddy, Instagram, Netflix, Reddit
image/svg+xml IBM Db2 9 6 -3 4 -5 IBM db2® developed by IBM.Used in 3scale, XMLi5 Ltd., ITAIPU BINACIONAL, Applic8
image/svg+xml Splunk 10 10 15 5 Splunk interacts with log data for the web. Used in AIRBUS, HYATT, CARNIVAL
image/svg+xml MariaDB 12 14 2 19 7 Open Source MySQL fork by original database devleoper. Notable users like Wikipedia, and Google
image/svg+xml Elasticsearch 13 15 2 11 -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 16 3 13 Microsoft Azure SQL database is a relational DBMS. Used in enterprise applications
image/svg+xml Teradata 14 13 -1 10 -4 Teradata is best suitable for big data and IoT. Only supported by Linux OS
image/svg+xml HBase 14 11 -3 17 3 HBase is part of the Hadoop ecosystem. It is used when data is in the form of a key-value pair
microsoft Created with Sketch. Microsoft Access 15 12 -3 9 -6 Popular database for enterprise applications. Used in the home or small business applications
image/svg+xml Solr 17 18 1 26 9 Solr probably the database of choice when building a search platform for Web sites
image/svg+xml Neo4j 18 17 -1 18 Neo4j is a graph-based database. Used in Hp, Walmart, Adobe, Volvo, Cisco
image/svg+xml FileMaker 19 19 14 -5 Filemaker creates custom apps that manage contacts, invoices, projects, content, inventory
image/svg+xml Firebird 20 23 3 23 3 An open-source SQL relational database with stored procedures and triggers
image/svg+xml Informix 21 21 21 IBM Informix is developed by IBM. Suited for embedded data-management solutions
image/svg+xml dBASE 22 23 1 32 10 dBase was one of the first databases. The up-to-date product is dBase plus
microsoftazurecosmosdb Created with Sketch. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB 23 22 -1 22 -1 Cosmos DB is JSON based database. It is scalable, multi-model database service
image/svg+xml Memcached 24 26 2 20 -4 Memcached works like "Redis" and used by Facebook to build data-intensive features
image/svg+xml CouchDB 25 27 2 33 8 Couchdb uses HTTP requests to populate the database. It offers an easy-to-use API
image/svg+xml Couchbase 26 28 2 27 1 One of the most popular database for the web. Used in Amadeus. LinkedIn, eBay, sky
image/svg+xml Amazon Redshift 27 24 -3 16 -11 Amazon Redshift is an internet hosting service. It is the part of amazon web services
image/svg+xml Netezza 28 28 31 3 IBM Netezza high-performance data warehouse appliances and advanced analytics apps
image/svg+xml Interbase 29 26 -3 29 Interbase is used for tracking, disaster recovery, and data protection of web services
image/svg+xml Spark SQL 29 31 2 35 6 Spark is a lightning-fast cluster computing system. It provides a high-level API
Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse 30 32 2 39 9 Suited for big data analytics, predictive modelling, optimization, and other large scale analysis
image/svg+xml Vertica 31 31 28 -3 Vertica is popular for web database services. Used by ATLAS, GUESS, AIRCEL, AVITO
image/svg+xml Amazon Aurora 32 31 -1 46 14 Amazon aurora works with web apps. It is a part of amazon relational database service
image/svg+xml Amazon DynamoDB 32 30 -2 25 -7 NoSQL database service provided by Amazon. Used in Amazon Web Services (AWS)
image/svg+xml Greenplum 34 34 34 Greenplum works on big data analytics like ai or IoT.It supports only Linux OS
Group Created with Sketch. Microsoft Azure Search 34 33 -1 44 10 Microsoft azure search is a search engine database for web and mobile app development
image/svg+xml Hive 35 37 2 30 -5 Suited for log processing, text mining, document indexing. Hive is used by Netflix, FINRA
image/svg+xml InfluxDB 36 36 37 1 Influxdb is the open-source time-series database for web services. Used in the pipeline, eBay
saphana Created with Sketch. SAP HANA 37 40 3 42 5 SAP HANA is an in-memory database. Used in the advanced analytic real-time data processing
image/svg+xml Google BigQuery 38 39 1 38 Bigquery is Google's data warehouse. It requires only storage and not queries
image/svg+xml MarkLogic 39 41 2 43 4 Marklogic works as a graph, or as relational data. It privileges with security administration
image/svg+xml Ehcache 40 43 3 48 8 Ehcache is a widely adopted java cache memory block storing serialized data objects
image/svg+xml H2 43 45 2 24 -19 H2 is full of a supported RDBMS written in java and used as a database server
image/svg+xml Firebase Realtime Database 44 42 -2 40 -4 Real-time database with data synchronization for web apps, Android, iOS, REST API
image/svg+xml Hazelcast 45 44 -1 45 Hazelcast memory data grid platform. It makes I/O and processing much more efficient
aerospike-logo Created with Sketch. Aerospike 45 47 2 49 4 Aerospike is a modern database built from the ground up to push the limits of flash storage
googlecloudfirestore Created with Sketch. Google Cloud Firestore 47 48 1 53 6 Cloud Firestore is a server-less NoSQL document database for your mobile, web, and IoT apps
image/svg+xml Oracle Essbase 48 46 -2 47 -1 Essbase is a multidimensional database while working on vast numbers of users, a large data set
Google Cloud Datastore 49 51 2 56 7 Highly-scalable NoSQL database for acid transactions, SQL-like queries, indexes and much more
Group Created with Sketch. Derby 50 49 -1 51 1 Apache derby embedded in java programs and used for online transaction processing