It’s time to update you with the latest data on the cloud software stacks' distribution for September 2013. You’ll see the overall percentages for databases, Java and PHP application servers, Java and PHP versions, statistical data by regions and the last year's trends.
MySQL leads as usual, but this month it lost 4% of the market share. MariaDB comes in second (20%) - its market share increased slightly, compared with the previous month. MongoDB's and Postgres' popularity has also grown. The outsider CouchDB, continues to lose its position.
Distribution by regions: It appears that in Sweden, MariaDB and MongoDB are even more popular than the overall leader, MySQL.
The current numbers:
Here are the last year's trends:
Java Application Servers usage
Tomcat 7 dominates with 77% and it seems that other Java application servers have no chance of overtaking them. Other percentages remain mostly the same.
Looking at the region stats, we can conclude that Tomcat 7 dominates the entire Java world.
See the table data for September 2013:
Now let’s see what happened to Java application servers over the last year:
PHP application server's usage
Nothing surprising here: Apache is at number one with 75% of the share. The margin between Apache and NGINX continues to grow.
PHP application servers have contrasting popularity in various regions.
The overall figures:
The next chart demonstrates the changes in PHP application servers' popularity, over the last year.
Java versions usage
Java 7 and Java 6 have remained steady in their popularity: 87% and 13% respectively.
Regionally, the situation is similar. Developers from various countries confirm that Java 7 dominates.
Here's the data in a table format:
The graph below shows the trends over the last year in JVM popularity.
PHP versions usage
Finally, here's the PHP version distribution for September 2013. Of course, PHP 5.4 leads this month by a huge margin.
Comparing the regional percentages, we can note that in Russia and Finland PHP 5.3 and 5.4 have almost the same usage.
It's even more interesting to see this software stack trend. The chart is quite stable.
Each month, we'll release monthly updates on the software stacks popularity trends - so stay tuned to our blog to keep in touch with our updates.