According to the new survey, Microsoft SQL Server leads as the most used database in these emerging markets with over 50% of developers using it. MySQL, on the other hand, is close behind claiming a 46% usage rate.
The battle between Microsoft SQL Server and MySQL is strong within emerging markets.
The Emerging Markets Development Survey is a comprehensive research series on developers and IT managers in the regions of China, India, Brazil, Eastern Europe, and Russia. This survey covers topics such as platform use, database development, wireless development, and others.