Database Engine Popularity Rankings | Monthly Updates

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 November 2021 Nov 2021 December 2020 Dec 2020
image/svg+xml Oracle 1 0 -1 0 -1 Oracle is a popular database for enterprise and web. Used in Netflix, eBay, LinkedIn, MIT
image/svg+xml MySQL 2 0 -2 0 -2 The world's most popular database for web. Used in WordPress, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube
image/svg+xml PostgreSQL 3 0 -3 0 -3 Postgresql is an open-source object-relational database system. Used in Skype, CloudFlare
image/svg+xml MongoDB 4 0 -4 0 -4 MongodB is document-based leading NoSQL database. Used in Google, Facebook, Adobe
image/svg+xml Cassandra 5 0 -5 0 -5 Popular use in large, active data sets. Used in eBay, GitHub, GoDaddy, Instagram, Netflix, Reddit
image/svg+xml IBM Db2 6 0 -6 0 -6 IBM db2® developed by IBM.Used in 3scale, XMLi5 Ltd., ITAIPU BINACIONAL, Applic8
image/svg+xml Microsoft SQL Server 7 0 -7 0 -7 Microsoft SQL server is produced by Microsoft. Used in Enterprise applications, .NET, Bing
image/svg+xml SQLite 8 0 -8 0 -8 SQLite used in mobile phones (android device, iPhone, and ios device) and most computers
image/svg+xml Redis 9 0 -9 0 -9 Redis is a non-relational, NoSQL database. It is a well-known caching solution that excels at it
image/svg+xml FileMaker 10 0 -10 0 -10 Filemaker creates custom apps that manage contacts, invoices, projects, content, inventory
microsoft Created with Sketch. Microsoft Access 11 0 -11 0 -11 Popular database for enterprise applications. Used in the home or small business applications
image/svg+xml Firebird 12 0 -12 0 -12 An open-source SQL relational database with stored procedures and triggers
microsoftazuresqldatabase Created with Sketch. Microsoft Azure SQL Database 13 0 -13 0 -13 Microsoft Azure SQL database is a relational DBMS. Used in enterprise applications
image/svg+xml Elasticsearch 14 0 -14 0 -14 Elasticsearch is a NoSQL database used in-app search, site search, enterprise search, and metrics
image/svg+xml Splunk 15 0 -15 0 -15 Splunk interacts with log data for the web. Used in AIRBUS, HYATT, CARNIVAL
image/svg+xml MariaDB 16 0 -16 0 -16 Open Source MySQL fork by original database devleoper. Notable users like Wikipedia, and Google
image/svg+xml Teradata 17 0 -17 0 -17 Teradata is best suitable for big data and IoT. Only supported by Linux OS
image/svg+xml HBase 18 0 -18 0 -18 HBase is part of the Hadoop ecosystem. It is used when data is in the form of a key-value pair
image/svg+xml Couchbase 19 0 -19 0 -19 One of the most popular database for the web. Used in Amadeus. LinkedIn, eBay, sky
image/svg+xml Informix 20 0 -20 0 -20 IBM Informix is developed by IBM. Suited for embedded data-management solutions
image/svg+xml Memcached 21 0 -21 0 -21 Memcached works like "Redis" and used by Facebook to build data-intensive features
image/svg+xml Solr 22 0 -22 0 -22 Solr probably the database of choice when building a search platform for Web sites
image/svg+xml dBASE 23 0 -23 0 -23 dBase was one of the first databases. The up-to-date product is dBase plus
image/svg+xml Neo4j 24 0 -24 0 -24 Neo4j is a graph-based database. Used in Hp, Walmart, Adobe, Volvo, Cisco
image/svg+xml Sphinx 25 0 -25 0 -25 Sphinx is one the reliable text search server. It supports almost all types of OS
image/svg+xml Amazon Redshift 26 0 -26 0 -26 Amazon Redshift is an internet hosting service. It is the part of amazon web services
microsoftazurecosmosdb Created with Sketch. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB 27 0 -27 0 -27 Cosmos DB is JSON based database. It is scalable, multi-model database service
image/svg+xml Vertica 28 0 -28 0 -28 Vertica is popular for web database services. Used by ATLAS, GUESS, AIRCEL, AVITO
image/svg+xml Spark SQL 29 0 -29 0 -29 Spark is a lightning-fast cluster computing system. It provides a high-level API
image/svg+xml Firebase Realtime Database 30 0 -30 0 -30 Real-time database with data synchronization for web apps, Android, iOS, REST API
image/svg+xml CouchDB 31 0 -31 0 -31 Couchdb uses HTTP requests to populate the database. It offers an easy-to-use API
image/svg+xml InfluxDB 32 0 -32 0 -32 Influxdb is the open-source time-series database for web services. Used in the pipeline, eBay
image/svg+xml Netezza 33 0 -33 0 -33 IBM Netezza high-performance data warehouse appliances and advanced analytics apps
image/svg+xml Google BigQuery 34 0 -34 0 -34 Bigquery is Google's data warehouse. It requires only storage and not queries
image/svg+xml Amazon DynamoDB 35 0 -35 0 -35 NoSQL database service provided by Amazon. Used in Amazon Web Services (AWS)
image/svg+xml Amazon Aurora 36 0 -36 0 -36 Amazon aurora works with web apps. It is a part of amazon relational database service
Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse 37 0 -37 0 -37 Suited for big data analytics, predictive modelling, optimization, and other large scale analysis
image/svg+xml Greenplum 38 0 -38 0 -38 Greenplum works on big data analytics like ai or IoT.It supports only Linux OS
image/svg+xml Hive 39 0 -39 0 -39 Suited for log processing, text mining, document indexing. Hive is used by Netflix, FINRA
saphana Created with Sketch. SAP HANA 40 0 -40 0 -40 SAP HANA is an in-memory database. Used in the advanced analytic real-time data processing
image/svg+xml Interbase 41 0 -41 0 -41 Interbase is used for tracking, disaster recovery, and data protection of web services
Group Created with Sketch. Microsoft Azure Search 42 0 -42 0 -42 Microsoft azure search is a search engine database for web and mobile app development
image/svg+xml Ehcache 43 0 -43 0 -43 Ehcache is a widely adopted java cache memory block storing serialized data objects
image/svg+xml H2 44 0 -44 0 -44 H2 is full of a supported RDBMS written in java and used as a database server
googlecloudfirestore Created with Sketch. Google Cloud Firestore 45 0 -45 0 -45 Cloud Firestore is a server-less NoSQL document database for your mobile, web, and IoT apps
image/svg+xml MarkLogic 46 0 -46 0 -46 Marklogic works as a graph, or as relational data. It privileges with security administration
image/svg+xml Hazelcast 47 0 -47 0 -47 Hazelcast memory data grid platform. It makes I/O and processing much more efficient
Group Created with Sketch. OrientDB 48 0 -48 0 -48 OrientDB is incredibly fast, scalable with its multi-master replication
Google Cloud Datastore 49 0 -49 0 -49 Highly-scalable NoSQL database for acid transactions, SQL-like queries, indexes and much more
Group Created with Sketch. Derby 50 0 -50 0 -50 Apache derby embedded in java programs and used for online transaction processing