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 July 2022 Jul 2022 August 2021 Aug 2021
image/svg+xml Oracle 1 3 2 1 Oracle is a popular database for enterprise and web. Used in Netflix, eBay, LinkedIn, MIT
image/svg+xml MySQL 2 5 3 2 The world's most popular database for web. Used in WordPress, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube
image/svg+xml Microsoft SQL Server 6 9 3 5 -1 Microsoft SQL server is produced by Microsoft. Used in Enterprise applications, .NET, Bing
image/svg+xml Cassandra 7 8 1 4 -3 Popular use in large, active data sets. Used in eBay, GitHub, GoDaddy, Instagram, Netflix, Reddit
image/svg+xml PostgreSQL 8 9 1 3 -5 Postgresql is an open-source object-relational database system. Used in Skype, CloudFlare
image/svg+xml MongoDB 8 9 1 6 -2 MongodB is document-based leading NoSQL database. Used in Google, Facebook, Adobe
image/svg+xml IBM Db2 10 10 7 -3 IBM db2® developed by IBM.Used in 3scale, XMLi5 Ltd., ITAIPU BINACIONAL, Applic8
image/svg+xml Redis 11 12 1 10 -1 Redis is a non-relational, NoSQL database. It is a well-known caching solution that excels at it
microsoft Created with Sketch. Microsoft Access 11 8 -3 13 2 Popular database for enterprise applications. Used in the home or small business applications
image/svg+xml SQLite 11 14 3 8 -3 SQLite used in mobile phones (android device, iPhone, and ios device) and most computers
image/svg+xml MariaDB 11 14 3 17 6 Open Source MySQL fork by original database devleoper. Notable users like Wikipedia, and Google
image/svg+xml Elasticsearch 12 15 3 12 Elasticsearch is a NoSQL database used in-app search, site search, enterprise search, and metrics
image/svg+xml FileMaker 17 17 11 -6 Filemaker creates custom apps that manage contacts, invoices, projects, content, inventory
image/svg+xml Teradata 18 20 2 14 -4 Teradata is best suitable for big data and IoT. Only supported by Linux OS
microsoftazuresqldatabase Created with Sketch. Microsoft Azure SQL Database 18 20 2 15 -3 Microsoft Azure SQL database is a relational DBMS. Used in enterprise applications
image/svg+xml Splunk 18 21 3 16 -2 Splunk interacts with log data for the web. Used in AIRBUS, HYATT, CARNIVAL
image/svg+xml Solr 19 22 3 22 3 Solr probably the database of choice when building a search platform for Web sites
image/svg+xml Neo4j 20 23 3 19 -1 Neo4j is a graph-based database. Used in Hp, Walmart, Adobe, Volvo, Cisco
image/svg+xml Firebird 22 21 -1 9 -13 An open-source SQL relational database with stored procedures and triggers
image/svg+xml HBase 22 24 2 18 -4 HBase is part of the Hadoop ecosystem. It is used when data is in the form of a key-value pair
microsoftazurecosmosdb Created with Sketch. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB 23 25 2 27 4 Cosmos DB is JSON based database. It is scalable, multi-model database service
image/svg+xml Memcached 23 26 3 23 Memcached works like "Redis" and used by Facebook to build data-intensive features
image/svg+xml Informix 23 25 2 20 -3 IBM Informix is developed by IBM. Suited for embedded data-management solutions
image/svg+xml Amazon DynamoDB 24 27 3 32 8 NoSQL database service provided by Amazon. Used in Amazon Web Services (AWS)
image/svg+xml dBASE 26 25 -1 21 -5 dBase was one of the first databases. The up-to-date product is dBase plus
image/svg+xml Amazon Redshift 27 30 3 24 -3 Amazon Redshift is an internet hosting service. It is the part of amazon web services
image/svg+xml CouchDB 28 31 3 31 3 Couchdb uses HTTP requests to populate the database. It offers an easy-to-use API
image/svg+xml Spark SQL 28 28 37 9 Spark is a lightning-fast cluster computing system. It provides a high-level API
image/svg+xml Couchbase 29 29 26 -3 One of the most popular database for the web. Used in Amadeus. LinkedIn, eBay, sky
image/svg+xml InfluxDB 30 30 28 -2 Influxdb is the open-source time-series database for web services. Used in the pipeline, eBay
image/svg+xml Firebase Realtime Database 31 34 3 33 2 Real-time database with data synchronization for web apps, Android, iOS, REST API
image/svg+xml Google BigQuery 32 33 1 30 -2 Bigquery is Google's data warehouse. It requires only storage and not queries
image/svg+xml Vertica 32 29 -3 29 -3 Vertica is popular for web database services. Used by ATLAS, GUESS, AIRCEL, AVITO
image/svg+xml Amazon Aurora 32 31 -1 35 3 Amazon aurora works with web apps. It is a part of amazon relational database service
Group Created with Sketch. Microsoft Azure Search 34 31 -3 43 9 Microsoft azure search is a search engine database for web and mobile app development
googlecloudfirestore Created with Sketch. Google Cloud Firestore 35 37 2 47 12 Cloud Firestore is a server-less NoSQL document database for your mobile, web, and IoT apps
image/svg+xml Netezza 38 41 3 34 -4 IBM Netezza high-performance data warehouse appliances and advanced analytics apps
image/svg+xml Hive 39 37 -2 36 -3 Suited for log processing, text mining, document indexing. Hive is used by Netflix, FINRA
image/svg+xml H2 40 42 2 45 5 H2 is full of a supported RDBMS written in java and used as a database server
image/svg+xml Greenplum 40 43 3 40 Greenplum works on big data analytics like ai or IoT.It supports only Linux OS
image/svg+xml Ehcache 41 39 -2 25 -16 Ehcache is a widely adopted java cache memory block storing serialized data objects
saphana Created with Sketch. SAP HANA 42 39 -3 41 -1 SAP HANA is an in-memory database. Used in the advanced analytic real-time data processing
Google Cloud Datastore 42 43 1 49 7 Highly-scalable NoSQL database for acid transactions, SQL-like queries, indexes and much more
image/svg+xml Interbase 43 40 -3 39 -4 Interbase is used for tracking, disaster recovery, and data protection of web services
aerospike-logo Created with Sketch. Aerospike 45 42 -3 46 1 Aerospike is a modern database built from the ground up to push the limits of flash storage
Group Created with Sketch. Derby 45 47 2 50 5 Apache derby embedded in java programs and used for online transaction processing
Group Created with Sketch. OrientDB 46 48 2 52 6 OrientDB is incredibly fast, scalable with its multi-master replication
Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse 47 44 -3 38 -9 Suited for big data analytics, predictive modelling, optimization, and other large scale analysis
image/svg+xml Hazelcast 47 44 -3 44 -3 Hazelcast memory data grid platform. It makes I/O and processing much more efficient
SAP Adaptive Server 48 46 -2 51 3 Sybase DB is primarily used for online transaction management on location and in the cloud