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MariaDB strengthens its position in the open source RDBMS market
by Matthias Gelbmann, 5 April 2018
Tags: MariaDB, MySQL, Open source DBMS, Relational DBMS

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.

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PostgreSQL is the DBMS of the Year 2017
by Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann, 2 January 2018
Tags: DBMS of the year, Elasticsearch, MariaDB, PostgreSQL

PostgreSQL is the database management system that gained more popularity in our DB-Engines Ranking within the last year than any of the other 341 monitored systems.
We thus declare PostgreSQL as the DBMS of the Year 2017.

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Big gains for Relational Database Management Systems in DB-Engines Ranking
by Matthias Gelbmann, 2 February 2016
Tags: DB-Engines Ranking, MariaDB, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Relational DBMS, SQLite

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.

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Winners, losers and an attractive newcomer in Novembers DB-Engines ranking
by Paul Andlinger, 2 November 2015
Tags: Cassandra, DB2, Elasticsearch, IBM dashDB, MariaDB, MongoDB, MySQL, Oracle

Oracle, MongoDB, MySQL, ElasticSearch, Cassandra and MariaDB are the winners in the current ranking.

IBM's DB2 and IBM dashDB show converse performances.

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MySQL won the April ranking; did its forks follow?
by Paul Andlinger, 1 April 2015
Tags: Drizzle, MariaDB, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle, Percona Server, WebScaleSQL

MySQL is the clear winner of the April ranking, but the various forks do not show a uniform performance.

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Has MySQL finally lost its mojo?
by Matthias Gelbmann, 1 July 2013
Tags: Drizzle, MariaDB, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, Percona Server

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?

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