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.
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.» more
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.
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With the general availability of its new SQL Server 2016 in these days, Microsoft gets a lot of attention and pushes SQL Server’s popularity into a region where it has not been for a long time.» more
MySQL, PostgreSQL and Redis are the winners of the March ranking
by Paul Andlinger, 2 March 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.» more
Big gains for Relational Database Management Systems in DB-Engines Ranking
by Matthias Gelbmann, 2 February 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.» more
Increased popularity for consuming DBMS services out of the cloud
by Paul Andlinger, 2 October 2015
According to the recent DB-Engines ranking, the popularity of Database as a Service offerings almost doubled in the last 12 months.» more
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.» more
MySQL is the clear winner of the April ranking, but the various forks do not show a uniform performance.» more
Among the top 10 DB engines, only Oracle and Cassandra could increase their popularity score, while MySQL regained rank 2 from SQL Server.» more
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.» more
New DB-Engines Ranking shows the popularity of database management systems
by Matthias Gelbmann, Paul Andlinger, 3 October 2012
Oracle is the most popular DBMS, MongoDB is the most popular NoSQL system.» more