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 2022 Aug 2022 September 2021 Sep 2021
image/svg+xml Oracle 1 1 0 -1 Oracle is a popular database for enterprise and web. Used in Netflix, eBay, LinkedIn, MIT
image/svg+xml MySQL 2 2 0 -2 The world's most popular database for web. Used in WordPress, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube
image/svg+xml MongoDB 5 8 3 0 -5 MongodB is document-based leading NoSQL database. Used in Google, Facebook, Adobe
image/svg+xml Cassandra 5 7 2 0 -5 Popular use in large, active data sets. Used in eBay, GitHub, GoDaddy, Instagram, Netflix, Reddit
image/svg+xml Microsoft SQL Server 6 6 0 -6 Microsoft SQL server is produced by Microsoft. Used in Enterprise applications, .NET, Bing
image/svg+xml PostgreSQL 6 8 2 0 -6 Postgresql is an open-source object-relational database system. Used in Skype, CloudFlare
image/svg+xml Redis 8 11 3 0 -8 Redis is a non-relational, NoSQL database. It is a well-known caching solution that excels at it
image/svg+xml IBM Db2 9 10 1 0 -9 IBM db2® developed by IBM.Used in 3scale, XMLi5 Ltd., ITAIPU BINACIONAL, Applic8
image/svg+xml SQLite 10 11 1 0 -10 SQLite used in mobile phones (android device, iPhone, and ios device) and most computers
image/svg+xml MariaDB 11 11 0 -11 Open Source MySQL fork by original database devleoper. Notable users like Wikipedia, and Google
image/svg+xml Elasticsearch 12 12 0 -12 Elasticsearch is a NoSQL database used in-app search, site search, enterprise search, and metrics
microsoft Created with Sketch. Microsoft Access 14 11 -3 0 -14 Popular database for enterprise applications. Used in the home or small business applications
image/svg+xml Teradata 15 18 3 0 -15 Teradata is best suitable for big data and IoT. Only supported by Linux OS
image/svg+xml FileMaker 16 17 1 0 -16 Filemaker creates custom apps that manage contacts, invoices, projects, content, inventory
image/svg+xml Splunk 16 18 2 0 -16 Splunk interacts with log data for the web. Used in AIRBUS, HYATT, CARNIVAL
microsoftazuresqldatabase Created with Sketch. Microsoft Azure SQL Database 17 18 1 0 -17 Microsoft Azure SQL database is a relational DBMS. Used in enterprise applications
image/svg+xml Neo4j 18 20 2 0 -18 Neo4j is a graph-based database. Used in Hp, Walmart, Adobe, Volvo, Cisco
image/svg+xml Solr 20 19 -1 0 -20 Solr probably the database of choice when building a search platform for Web sites
image/svg+xml HBase 20 22 2 0 -20 HBase is part of the Hadoop ecosystem. It is used when data is in the form of a key-value pair
image/svg+xml Memcached 20 23 3 0 -20 Memcached works like "Redis" and used by Facebook to build data-intensive features
image/svg+xml Informix 21 23 2 0 -21 IBM Informix is developed by IBM. Suited for embedded data-management solutions
image/svg+xml Firebird 22 22 0 -22 An open-source SQL relational database with stored procedures and triggers
microsoftazurecosmosdb Created with Sketch. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB 23 23 0 -23 Cosmos DB is JSON based database. It is scalable, multi-model database service
image/svg+xml CouchDB 25 28 3 0 -25 Couchdb uses HTTP requests to populate the database. It offers an easy-to-use API
image/svg+xml Amazon DynamoDB 25 24 -1 0 -25 NoSQL database service provided by Amazon. Used in Amazon Web Services (AWS)
image/svg+xml Spark SQL 26 28 2 0 -26 Spark is a lightning-fast cluster computing system. It provides a high-level API
image/svg+xml Amazon Redshift 27 27 0 -27 Amazon Redshift is an internet hosting service. It is the part of amazon web services
image/svg+xml dBASE 28 26 -2 0 -28 dBase was one of the first databases. The up-to-date product is dBase plus
image/svg+xml Couchbase 28 29 1 0 -28 One of the most popular database for the web. Used in Amadeus. LinkedIn, eBay, sky
image/svg+xml Google BigQuery 31 32 1 0 -31 Bigquery is Google's data warehouse. It requires only storage and not queries
image/svg+xml Vertica 32 32 0 -32 Vertica is popular for web database services. Used by ATLAS, GUESS, AIRCEL, AVITO
image/svg+xml InfluxDB 33 30 -3 0 -33 Influxdb is the open-source time-series database for web services. Used in the pipeline, eBay
Group Created with Sketch. Microsoft Azure Search 33 34 1 0 -33 Microsoft azure search is a search engine database for web and mobile app development
image/svg+xml Firebase Realtime Database 33 31 -2 0 -33 Real-time database with data synchronization for web apps, Android, iOS, REST API
image/svg+xml Amazon Aurora 33 32 -1 0 -33 Amazon aurora works with web apps. It is a part of amazon relational database service
googlecloudfirestore Created with Sketch. Google Cloud Firestore 36 35 -1 0 -36 Cloud Firestore is a server-less NoSQL document database for your mobile, web, and IoT apps
image/svg+xml Netezza 37 38 1 0 -37 IBM Netezza high-performance data warehouse appliances and advanced analytics apps
image/svg+xml H2 38 40 2 0 -38 H2 is full of a supported RDBMS written in java and used as a database server
image/svg+xml Hive 39 39 0 -39 Suited for log processing, text mining, document indexing. Hive is used by Netflix, FINRA
image/svg+xml Interbase 40 43 3 0 -40 Interbase is used for tracking, disaster recovery, and data protection of web services
image/svg+xml Greenplum 41 40 -1 0 -41 Greenplum works on big data analytics like ai or IoT.It supports only Linux OS
Google Cloud Datastore 43 42 -1 0 -43 Highly-scalable NoSQL database for acid transactions, SQL-like queries, indexes and much more
saphana Created with Sketch. SAP HANA 44 42 -2 0 -44 SAP HANA is an in-memory database. Used in the advanced analytic real-time data processing
image/svg+xml Ehcache 44 41 -3 0 -44 Ehcache is a widely adopted java cache memory block storing serialized data objects
Group Created with Sketch. Derby 44 45 1 0 -44 Apache derby embedded in java programs and used for online transaction processing
Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse 44 47 3 0 -44 Suited for big data analytics, predictive modelling, optimization, and other large scale analysis
Group Created with Sketch. OrientDB 45 46 1 0 -45 OrientDB is incredibly fast, scalable with its multi-master replication
aerospike-logo Created with Sketch. Aerospike 47 45 -2 0 -47 Aerospike is a modern database built from the ground up to push the limits of flash storage
image/svg+xml Hazelcast 47 47 0 -47 Hazelcast memory data grid platform. It makes I/O and processing much more efficient
Kdb+ 48 50 2 0 -48 Kdb+ is an embeddable, high-performance time-series DBMS. It supports almost all OS