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Top 6 Database For Web Applications in 2022

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10 Jun 2022

In this digital world, we are either generating data that others can use, or we are using the data that others have generated. It is an endless loop cycle. Various companies and organizations are using the data to provide a personalized user experience.

If we talk about the numbers, according to the stats, the amount of data generated, copied, and used was 64.2 zettabytes in the year 2020, which is projected to reach 180 zettabytes by the end of the year 2025.

The tough thing is not to generate this much data but to store it in a way we can use it accurately whenever we need it. That is when we need databases that can store the data of users in authentic ways. As there are many databases available that we can use in web applications, we will discuss the top databases to use in web applications.

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1) The Oracle

Oracle is one of the most popular databases that offer built-in assembly languages like C, C++, Java and various others. Along with that, Oracle offers various unique features like SQL, PL/SQL Support, a Two-phase commit protocol, Date-Time Data Types, Heterogeneous Replication, ResultSet Support, Piecewise LONG Data Type, and various other that makes it one of the most preferable datasets for the web developers.

This multi-model database system provides extensive support to manage the mixed database workloads, data warehousing and online transaction processing.

Which Organizations Are Using Oracle Database?

  • Intuit
  • Netflix
  • BackBase
  • Wealthsimple
  • LinkedIn
  • eBay

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2) Redis

According to the survey performed by Stack Overflow Annual Developer Survey Radis was ranked as the most loved database platform.

Redis has given all the reasons to be chosen as the one providing amazing features that support the gaming leaderboard applications development, chat and messaging applications with its data persistence, rich data structures at high availability and scalability.

Another reason for the popularity of Redis is the in-memory key-value database capabilities that make developers choose it among all the others. Developers also use Redis as a distributed cache and message broker flawlessly.

Which Organizations Are Using Redis Database?

  • Snapchat
  • GitHub
  • Craigslist
  • Twitter

3) MySQL

MySQL has been one of the most popular databases for web app development ever since its innovation. The reasons for its popularity are its scalability, maturity, stability, security features, robustness and various others.

Along with that, MySQL is easy to use for web developers in Canada because it is written in C/C++ and it uses structured query language that is basic even for the app developers who have just started working in the industry. MySQL also offers extensive support for the large database making it perfect to use for client and utility programs.

Which Organizations Are Using MySQL Database?

  • Udemy
  • Amazon
  • Shopify
  • Airbnb
  • Pinterest
  • Uber

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4) Elasticsearch

One of the reasons Elasticsearch is on the list is because this is an open-source database.

Elasticsearch was introduced by Shay Banon in the year 2010 that can handle all types of data whether it could be structured, unstructured, numerical, geospatial or textural. Along with that, Elasticsearch has a REST API. Along with that, Elasticsearch offers various unique features such as rack awareness, automatic data rebalancing, horizontal scalability, automatic node recovery, cross-cluster replication, Clustering, high availability, cross-datacenter replication and many more.

Which Organizations Are Using Elasticsearch Database?

  • CRED
  • Instacart
  • Robinhood
  • Slack

5) MS SQL Server

One of the best databases, developed by Microsoft, Ms SQL server provides excellent support for various operating systems such as Windows and Linux. It provides on-premise and even cloud version support for various types of databases such as spatial data, structured data and even semi-structured databases.

Even though MS SQL Server is not as advanced as the other databases it is the most secured database platform that offers various unique features such as end-to-end mobile BI, intelligence across data, high availability, language preferences and various others.

Which Organizations Are Using MS SQL Server Database?

  • Alibaba Travels
  • Accenture
  • Stack Overflow
  • Microsoft

6) DynamoDB

Amazon's web service portfolio offers a database named DynamoDB. DynamoDB is a NoSQL database service that offers support and management of data structures and key-value. One of the significant differences between DynamoDB and Dynamo is the data model implementation.

Along with that, DynamoDB has various other unique features and functionalities such as the usage of PartiQL, Usage of Amazon Kinesis Data Stream and various others that makes the DynamoDB preferable among the web developers in Canada. Along with that, it offers resource tables at a faster rate compared to any other.

Web developers in Canada can easily export the data from the DynamoDB to Amazon Simple Storage Service

Which Organizations Are Using MS SQL Server Database?

  • Capital One
  • Dropbox
  • Samsung
  • Pokemon Company 
  • Zoom


Apart from the above-listed databases, there are various other databases such as PostgreSQL, SQLite, MongoDB, and many more that various global organizations are currently using. All of them choose different databases because of their different data storing requirements. As not every database is the right choice for every company, some of them can not be the right choice for your web app development project. But rather than choosing the trial and error methods for every database, you should reach out to the App development company Canada that can help you choose the perfect database for your project. Along with that, the Mobile app development company will provide extensive support throughout the app development process.

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10Jun 2022


Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, SQL has been one of the most relevant databases ever since its innovation and it's still relevant in the year 2022 as well.

Just as SQL, MongoDB has its popularity and usage unbothered among all other existing databases.

SQLite is the best fit for Python app development. PostgreSQL database is also recommended for the relational database.

Harnil Oza

Harnil Oza is a CEO and founder of a leading app development company, Hyperlink InfoSystem. He leads the efforts to identify and secure new business opportunities for the company, as well as develop and refine standard procedures for researching and tracking client information. With a pragmatic approach to learning and evolving with the latest trends and technologies, Harnil keeps the company ahead of the curve. Under his leadership, Hyperlink InfoSystem has achieved various milestones and follows a strategic roadmap to achieve digital success.

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