Software stack market share: June 2012

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Now that we are approaching the end of the month in June, we wanted to update our stats on the popularity of the different software stacks among the thousands of Java developers using Jelastic.

Databases

Below is the popularity of MySQL, MariaDB, Postgres, MongoDB and CouchDB among developers on Jelastic in June 2012.

As you can see MySQL popularity continues to grow: a 7% increase over May.

If we look at the database popularity by region, we see that Russian developers have different preferences.

Here are the current, overall numbers:

Europe

NA

Russia

Total

MySQL

62%

59%

49%

59%

MariaDB

12%

14%

10%

13%

PostgreSQL

12%

12%

20%

13%

MongoDB

13%

14%

20%

14%

CouchDB

1%

1%

1%

1%

Below is a chart showing database usage within Jelastic from October 2011 through June 2012.

Application servers

As you can see, Tomcat 7 continues to be the number one choice. This month it shows some more growth: a 9% increase!

Below is the chart showing application servers popularity by region.

Again, Russia differs a little from everyone else, where Tomcat 7 has even more fans than in the USA and Europe.

Europe

NA

Russia

Total

Tomcat 7

41%

40%

45%

41%

Tomcat 6

30%

33%

25%

31%

GlassFish

17%

17%

18%

17%

Jetty

12%

10%

12%

11%

Now, let’s see the trends over the last 7 months!

Java Versions

Wow! Java 7 continues to grow in popularity on Jelastic. It has a 5% increase over this moth.

Let’s look at the JDK popularity by region.

We see that the usage is about the same in the different regions.

Europe

NA

Russia

Total

Java 6

27%

27%

30%

27%

Java 7

73%

73%

70%

73%

Finally, here’s a Java version popularity chart for the last 9 months: from October 2011 through June 2012.

Stay tuned to see the updated results next month!

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