Database Popularity Index

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 January 2021 Jan 2021 February 2020 Feb 2020
image/svg+xml Oracle 1 1 1 Oracle is a popular database for enterprise and web. Used in Netflix, eBay, LinkedIn, MIT
image/svg+xml MySQL 2 2 2 The world's most popular database for web. Used in WordPress, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube
image/svg+xml MongoDB 3 4 1 4 1 MongodB is document-based leading NoSQL database. Used in Google, Facebook, Adobe
image/svg+xml PostgreSQL 4 3 -1 3 -1 Postgresql is an open-source object-relational database system. Used in Skype, CloudFlare
image/svg+xml Microsoft SQL Server 5 5 5 Microsoft SQL server is produced by Microsoft. Used in Enterprise applications, .NET, Bing
image/svg+xml SQLite 7 8 1 7 SQLite used in mobile phones (android device, iPhone, and ios device) and most computers
image/svg+xml IBM Db2 8 6 -2 9 1 IBM db2® developed by IBM.Used in 3scale, XMLi5 Ltd., ITAIPU BINACIONAL, Applic8
image/svg+xml Cassandra 9 7 -2 8 -1 Popular use in large, active data sets. Used in eBay, GitHub, GoDaddy, Instagram, Netflix, Reddit
image/svg+xml Firebird 9 12 3 20 11 An open-source SQL relational database with stored procedures and triggers
image/svg+xml Redis 10 9 -1 6 -4 Redis is a non-relational, NoSQL database. It is a well-known caching solution that excels at it
image/svg+xml MariaDB 11 14 3 12 1 Open Source MySQL fork by original database devleoper. Notable users like Wikipedia, and Google
image/svg+xml Elasticsearch 12 11 -1 13 1 Elasticsearch is a NoSQL database used in-app search, site search, enterprise search, and metrics
microsoft Created with Sketch. Microsoft Access 13 13 15 2 Popular database for enterprise applications. Used in the home or small business applications
microsoftazuresqldatabase Created with Sketch. Microsoft Azure SQL Database 14 15 1 13 -1 Microsoft Azure SQL database is a relational DBMS. Used in enterprise applications
image/svg+xml Teradata 15 16 1 14 -1 Teradata is best suitable for big data and IoT. Only supported by Linux OS
image/svg+xml Splunk 16 14 -2 10 -6 Splunk interacts with log data for the web. Used in AIRBUS, HYATT, CARNIVAL
image/svg+xml HBase 17 17 14 -3 HBase is part of the Hadoop ecosystem. It is used when data is in the form of a key-value pair
image/svg+xml FileMaker 18 18 19 1 Filemaker creates custom apps that manage contacts, invoices, projects, content, inventory
image/svg+xml Solr 20 18 -2 17 -3 Solr probably the database of choice when building a search platform for Web sites
image/svg+xml Informix 21 22 1 21 IBM Informix is developed by IBM. Suited for embedded data-management solutions
image/svg+xml Memcached 22 21 -1 24 2 Memcached works like "Redis" and used by Facebook to build data-intensive features
image/svg+xml dBASE 22 19 -3 22 dBase was one of the first databases. The up-to-date product is dBase plus
image/svg+xml Neo4j 23 24 1 18 -5 Neo4j is a graph-based database. Used in Hp, Walmart, Adobe, Volvo, Cisco
microsoftazurecosmosdb Created with Sketch. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB 24 27 3 23 -1 Cosmos DB is JSON based database. It is scalable, multi-model database service
image/svg+xml InfluxDB 24 25 1 36 12 Influxdb is the open-source time-series database for web services. Used in the pipeline, eBay
image/svg+xml Netezza 26 23 -3 28 2 IBM Netezza high-performance data warehouse appliances and advanced analytics apps
image/svg+xml Couchbase 27 29 2 26 -1 One of the most popular database for the web. Used in Amadeus. LinkedIn, eBay, sky
image/svg+xml Firebase Realtime Database 29 32 3 44 15 Real-time database with data synchronization for web apps, Android, iOS, REST API
image/svg+xml CouchDB 29 28 -1 25 -4 Couchdb uses HTTP requests to populate the database. It offers an easy-to-use API
image/svg+xml Amazon Redshift 30 28 -2 27 -3 Amazon Redshift is an internet hosting service. It is the part of amazon web services
image/svg+xml Vertica 31 30 -1 31 Vertica is popular for web database services. Used by ATLAS, GUESS, AIRCEL, AVITO
image/svg+xml Spark SQL 32 33 1 29 -3 Spark is a lightning-fast cluster computing system. It provides a high-level API
image/svg+xml Amazon DynamoDB 33 34 1 32 -1 NoSQL database service provided by Amazon. Used in Amazon Web Services (AWS)
image/svg+xml Google BigQuery 34 36 2 38 4 Bigquery is Google's data warehouse. It requires only storage and not queries
image/svg+xml Hive 34 31 -3 35 1 Suited for log processing, text mining, document indexing. Hive is used by Netflix, FINRA
image/svg+xml Interbase 34 33 -1 29 -5 Interbase is used for tracking, disaster recovery, and data protection of web services
image/svg+xml Ehcache 35 37 2 40 5 Ehcache is a widely adopted java cache memory block storing serialized data objects
image/svg+xml Greenplum 37 38 1 34 -3 Greenplum works on big data analytics like ai or IoT.It supports only Linux OS
Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse 38 35 -3 30 -8 Suited for big data analytics, predictive modelling, optimization, and other large scale analysis
image/svg+xml H2 39 40 1 43 4 H2 is full of a supported RDBMS written in java and used as a database server
googlecloudfirestore Created with Sketch. Google Cloud Firestore 39 42 3 47 8 Cloud Firestore is a server-less NoSQL document database for your mobile, web, and IoT apps
image/svg+xml Amazon Aurora 43 42 -1 32 -11 Amazon aurora works with web apps. It is a part of amazon relational database service
image/svg+xml MarkLogic 44 45 1 39 -5 Marklogic works as a graph, or as relational data. It privileges with security administration
Group Created with Sketch. OrientDB 44 46 2 52 8 OrientDB is incredibly fast, scalable with its multi-master replication
image/svg+xml Hazelcast 45 44 -1 45 Hazelcast memory data grid platform. It makes I/O and processing much more efficient
saphana Created with Sketch. SAP HANA 46 46 37 -9 SAP HANA is an in-memory database. Used in the advanced analytic real-time data processing
image/svg+xml Oracle Essbase 48 47 -1 48 Essbase is a multidimensional database while working on vast numbers of users, a large data set
Group Created with Sketch. Derby 49 52 3 50 1 Apache derby embedded in java programs and used for online transaction processing
Group Created with Sketch. Microsoft Azure Search 49 46 -3 34 -15 Microsoft azure search is a search engine database for web and mobile app development
image/svg+xml Sphinx 50 50 57 7 Sphinx is one the reliable text search server. It supports almost all types of OS