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Exploring the trend towards open source database management systems
by Matthias Gelbmann, 3 November 2016
Tags: DB-Engines Ranking, Open source DBMS

The popularity of open source DBMSs, as measured by the DB-Engines Ranking, has reached a new record. We analyze the underlying details.

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Emerging and fading trends in database management systems
by Paul Andlinger, 4 October 2016
Tags: DBaaS, Graph DBMS, Open source DBMS, Relational DBMS, Time Series DMBS

Articles on database technologies are jammed with buzzwords and prophecies of new trends, just like any other technology. We use the collected data of our DB-Engines Ranking to have a look at some of these trends.

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MySQL, PostgreSQL and Redis are the winners of the March ranking
by Paul Andlinger, 2 March 2016
Tags: 4D, DB2, Elasticsearch, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, Neo4j, Open source DBMS, Oracle, PostgreSQL, Realm, Redis

While the open-source DBMS show a very good performance in this months ranking, we monitor some popularity drops for the large commercial systems.

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Open source RDBMS are gaining in popularity, but jobs are found elsewhere.
by Paul Andlinger, 2 September 2014
Tags: Commercial DBMS, DB-Engines Ranking, DB-Engines Reports, Open source DBMS

The September ranking shows the open source systems MySQL and PostgreSQL as the clear winners of the relational category. But a deeper look into the ranking sources reveals, that jobs are rather offered for the commercial tools Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server and DB2.

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Open source DBMS's are gaining in popularity at the expense of commercial systems
by Paul Andlinger, 5 May 2014
Tags: Commercial DBMS, DB-Engines Ranking, Open source DBMS

If we split up the popularity scores of the DB-Engines Ranking into open source vs. commercial database systems, the commercial systems are still leading by 59:41. However, that ratio is down from 64:36 at the beginning of last year.

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