MySQL is the DBMS of the Year 2019
von Matthias Gelbmann, Paul Andlinger, 3. Januar 2020
MySQL is the database management system that gained more popularity in our DB-Engines Ranking within the last year than any of the other 350 monitored systems.
We thus declare MySQL as the DBMS of the Year 2019.
MariaDB strengthens its position in the open source RDBMS market
von Matthias Gelbmann, 5. April 2018
MariaDB has reached a new all-time high in the DB-Engines Ranking, climbing to rank 14, up from rank 18 one year ago and from rank 25 three years ago. That is roughly a tripling of its popularity score in the last three years.» mehr
The struggle for the hegemony in Oracle's database empire
von Paul Andlinger, 2. Mai 2017
Oracle's flagship RDBMS and its open source competitor MySQL fight for being the most popular database management system. But the DB-Engines ranking indicates that other systems may benefit from this race.» mehr
Microsoft SQL Server is the DBMS of the Year
von Matthias Gelbmann, Paul Andlinger, 4. Januar 2017
Microsoft SQL Server is the database management system that gained more popularity in our DB-Engines Ranking within the last year than any of the other 315 monitored systems.
We thus declare Microsoft SQL Server as the DBMS of the Year 2016.
Architecting eCommerce Platforms for Zero Downtime on Black Friday and Beyond
von Tony Branson (guest author), 25. November 2016
Find out how to avoid downtime on Black Friday, find the best database design for your site, learn how to leverage Database Load Balancing to get your desired results.» mehr
MySQL, PostgreSQL and Redis are the winners of the March ranking
von Paul Andlinger, 2. März 2016
While the open-source DBMS show a very good performance in this months ranking, we monitor some popularity drops for the large commercial systems.» mehr
Big gains for Relational Database Management Systems in DB-Engines Ranking
von Matthias Gelbmann, 2. Februar 2016
All of the 5 DBMSs that saw the biggest gains last month are relational systems. This confirms a trend we noticed since a half year.» mehr
Winners, losers and an attractive newcomer in Novembers DB-Engines ranking
von Paul Andlinger, 2. November 2015
Oracle, MongoDB, MySQL, ElasticSearch, Cassandra and MariaDB are the winners in the current ranking.
IBM's DB2 and IBM dashDB show converse performances.» mehr
MongoDB and PostgreSQL struggle for the lead of the chasing group in the popularity ranking
von Paul Andlinger, 1. Juli 2015
MongoDB regained the 4th rank from PostgreSQL this month and is one of the three systems within the top 10 which could improve their score.» mehr
MySQL won the April ranking; did its forks follow?
von Paul Andlinger, 1. April 2015
MySQL is the clear winner of the April ranking, but the various forks do not show a uniform performance.» mehr
MongoDB climbs to rank 6 in the DB-Engines Ranking, overtaking Microsoft Access
von Matthias Gelbmann, 2. August 2013
MongoDB, the most popular NoSQL database in our ranking, continues to increase its score and rank.» mehr
Has MySQL finally lost its mojo?
von Matthias Gelbmann, 1. Juli 2013
MySQL lost rank 2 to Microsoft SQL Server in the DB-Engines ranking. Is this a temporary fluctuation in popularity as we have seen it before, or is this more?» mehr
Oracle and Cassandra increase their DB-Engines Ranking score
von Paul Andlinger, 2. Januar 2013
Among the top 10 DB engines, only Oracle and Cassandra could increase their popularity score, while MySQL regained rank 2 from SQL Server.» mehr
Microsoft SQL Server regained rank 2 in the DB-Engines popularity ranking
von Matthias Gelbmann, 3. Dezember 2012
After it slipped last month to rank 3 behind MySQL, SQL Server is back to position 2 in our December ranking with a very small difference in the scores.» mehr
New DB-Engines Ranking shows the popularity of database management systems
von Matthias Gelbmann, Paul Andlinger, 3. Oktober 2012
Oracle is the most popular DBMS, MongoDB is the most popular NoSQL system.» mehr