Database marketshare: MySQL, PostgreSQL, MariaDB, MongoDB

As Jelastic Java cloud is gaining popularity we decided to start sharing some of the application component statistics we are seeing among our userbase.

Today Jelastic is available in North America and Europe, and supports 4 major open source databases: MySQL, Postgres, MariaDB and MongoDB – which gives us pretty good visibility into the popularity of each of them. So without further ado here are the stats for October 2011.



Kind of no surprise that MySQL is ahead of everyone else. Incredibly good result for MariaDB – considering that they have gotten to the market just recently (congrats Monty!) And huge success of MongoDB – probably because at the moment they are the only NoSQL database we have in production.

Interesting enough, MariaDB and MongoDB seem to be getting slightly more traction in North America than in Europe:


Here are the actual numbers:

Europe

NA

Total

MySQL

47%

40%

46%

PostgreSQL

19%

15%

19%

MariaDB

13%

16%

14%

MongoDB

20%

28%

21%

Over time we plan to support more databases and release monthly updates on the trends – so stay tuned!

8 Responses to “Database marketshare: MySQL, PostgreSQL, MariaDB, MongoDB”

  1. Irfan

    Its unfair to compare Maria and Mango in the list, they are the most recent product of industry.
    Instead we could say they are doing fairly well in this competitive market based on there unique feature offerings.

    Reply
    • Dmitry Sotnikov

      Ifran, you are absolutely right. We think that the results are very impressive for both of them (we are huge fans of the projects by the way). We intend to keep posting the statistics on a monthly basis (and keep adding more open source databases to the list) so it will be really interesting to see the dynamics.

      Reply
    • Thilo

      We were starting to use it for other thigns at MySQL before I left- like testing the optimizer and metadata locking. Philip has definitely created something awesome.It is definitely a powerful tool and has helped us find several bugs in Drizzle and a LOT of MySQL bugs. We’ll be unleashing it on PBXT before long, but our interest is in making the engine better, not beating it to death ; )

      Reply
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