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 April 2022 Apr 2022 May 2021 May 2021
image/svg+xml Oracle 5 3 -2 0 -5 Oracle is a popular database for enterprise and web. Used in Netflix, eBay, LinkedIn, MIT
image/svg+xml MySQL 6 5 -1 0 -6 The world's most popular database for web. Used in WordPress, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube
microsoft Created with Sketch. Microsoft Access 7 10 3 0 -7 Popular database for enterprise applications. Used in the home or small business applications
image/svg+xml Microsoft SQL Server 10 9 -1 0 -10 Microsoft SQL server is produced by Microsoft. Used in Enterprise applications, .NET, Bing
image/svg+xml MongoDB 10 8 -2 0 -10 MongodB is document-based leading NoSQL database. Used in Google, Facebook, Adobe
image/svg+xml PostgreSQL 11 9 -2 0 -11 Postgresql is an open-source object-relational database system. Used in Skype, CloudFlare
image/svg+xml Cassandra 11 10 -1 0 -11 Popular use in large, active data sets. Used in eBay, GitHub, GoDaddy, Instagram, Netflix, Reddit
image/svg+xml IBM Db2 13 12 -1 0 -13 IBM db2® developed by IBM.Used in 3scale, XMLi5 Ltd., ITAIPU BINACIONAL, Applic8
image/svg+xml Redis 14 11 -3 0 -14 Redis is a non-relational, NoSQL database. It is a well-known caching solution that excels at it
image/svg+xml SQLite 15 12 -3 0 -15 SQLite used in mobile phones (android device, iPhone, and ios device) and most computers
image/svg+xml MariaDB 15 12 -3 0 -15 Open Source MySQL fork by original database devleoper. Notable users like Wikipedia, and Google
image/svg+xml Elasticsearch 17 15 -2 0 -17 Elasticsearch is a NoSQL database used in-app search, site search, enterprise search, and metrics
image/svg+xml Firebird 18 15 -3 0 -18 An open-source SQL relational database with stored procedures and triggers
image/svg+xml FileMaker 20 18 -2 0 -20 Filemaker creates custom apps that manage contacts, invoices, projects, content, inventory
image/svg+xml Teradata 22 19 -3 0 -22 Teradata is best suitable for big data and IoT. Only supported by Linux OS
microsoftazuresqldatabase Created with Sketch. Microsoft Azure SQL Database 23 20 -3 0 -23 Microsoft Azure SQL database is a relational DBMS. Used in enterprise applications
image/svg+xml Splunk 23 20 -3 0 -23 Splunk interacts with log data for the web. Used in AIRBUS, HYATT, CARNIVAL
image/svg+xml Neo4j 24 21 -3 0 -24 Neo4j is a graph-based database. Used in Hp, Walmart, Adobe, Volvo, Cisco
image/svg+xml Solr 25 22 -3 0 -25 Solr probably the database of choice when building a search platform for Web sites
image/svg+xml Amazon DynamoDB 26 27 1 0 -26 NoSQL database service provided by Amazon. Used in Amazon Web Services (AWS)
image/svg+xml HBase 26 25 -1 0 -26 HBase is part of the Hadoop ecosystem. It is used when data is in the form of a key-value pair
image/svg+xml InfluxDB 27 29 2 0 -27 Influxdb is the open-source time-series database for web services. Used in the pipeline, eBay
image/svg+xml dBASE 27 27 0 -27 dBase was one of the first databases. The up-to-date product is dBase plus
image/svg+xml Spark SQL 27 30 3 0 -27 Spark is a lightning-fast cluster computing system. It provides a high-level API
microsoftazurecosmosdb Created with Sketch. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB 27 26 -1 0 -27 Cosmos DB is JSON based database. It is scalable, multi-model database service
image/svg+xml Informix 28 27 -1 0 -28 IBM Informix is developed by IBM. Suited for embedded data-management solutions
image/svg+xml Vertica 28 27 -1 0 -28 Vertica is popular for web database services. Used by ATLAS, GUESS, AIRCEL, AVITO
Group Created with Sketch. Microsoft Azure Search 29 32 3 0 -29 Microsoft azure search is a search engine database for web and mobile app development
image/svg+xml Memcached 29 26 -3 0 -29 Memcached works like "Redis" and used by Facebook to build data-intensive features
image/svg+xml Couchbase 30 29 -1 0 -30 One of the most popular database for the web. Used in Amadeus. LinkedIn, eBay, sky
image/svg+xml CouchDB 32 33 1 0 -32 Couchdb uses HTTP requests to populate the database. It offers an easy-to-use API
image/svg+xml Amazon Redshift 32 30 -2 0 -32 Amazon Redshift is an internet hosting service. It is the part of amazon web services
image/svg+xml Amazon Aurora 33 35 2 0 -33 Amazon aurora works with web apps. It is a part of amazon relational database service
googlecloudfirestore Created with Sketch. Google Cloud Firestore 34 37 3 0 -34 Cloud Firestore is a server-less NoSQL document database for your mobile, web, and IoT apps
image/svg+xml Google BigQuery 34 35 1 0 -34 Bigquery is Google's data warehouse. It requires only storage and not queries
image/svg+xml Firebase Realtime Database 35 34 -1 0 -35 Real-time database with data synchronization for web apps, Android, iOS, REST API
image/svg+xml Ehcache 36 39 3 0 -36 Ehcache is a widely adopted java cache memory block storing serialized data objects
image/svg+xml Hive 36 37 1 0 -36 Suited for log processing, text mining, document indexing. Hive is used by Netflix, FINRA
image/svg+xml Interbase 37 39 2 0 -37 Interbase is used for tracking, disaster recovery, and data protection of web services
saphana Created with Sketch. SAP HANA 37 39 2 0 -37 SAP HANA is an in-memory database. Used in the advanced analytic real-time data processing
aerospike-logo Created with Sketch. Aerospike 41 44 3 0 -41 Aerospike is a modern database built from the ground up to push the limits of flash storage
Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse 41 42 1 0 -41 Suited for big data analytics, predictive modelling, optimization, and other large scale analysis
Google Cloud Datastore 41 43 2 0 -41 Highly-scalable NoSQL database for acid transactions, SQL-like queries, indexes and much more
image/svg+xml Hazelcast 41 44 3 0 -41 Hazelcast memory data grid platform. It makes I/O and processing much more efficient
image/svg+xml Netezza 43 40 -3 0 -43 IBM Netezza high-performance data warehouse appliances and advanced analytics apps
image/svg+xml H2 43 42 -1 0 -43 H2 is full of a supported RDBMS written in java and used as a database server
SAP Adaptive Server 45 48 3 0 -45 Sybase DB is primarily used for online transaction management on location and in the cloud
image/svg+xml Greenplum 46 44 -2 0 -46 Greenplum works on big data analytics like ai or IoT.It supports only Linux OS
image/svg+xml Oracle Essbase 46 48 2 0 -46 Essbase is a multidimensional database while working on vast numbers of users, a large data set
image/svg+xml Datastax Enterprise 48 51 3 0 -48 Web database services. Used in Microsoft Azure, Google cloud platform, Amazon web services