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