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.» more
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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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
Oracle, MongoDB, MySQL, ElasticSearch, Cassandra and MariaDB are the winners in the current ranking.
IBM's DB2 and IBM dashDB show converse performances.» 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
MongoDB, the most popular NoSQL database in our ranking, continues to increase its score and rank.» 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