To learn about the current and future state of databases, we spoke with and received insights from 19 IT professionals. We asked, “Are you seeing increased adoption for one kind of database over another?” Here’s what they shared with us:


We definitely see more adoption for Graph/Spatial database due to the vast number of mobile/cell users. Users are very much tracked at every turn. His/her locational/movement data is marked and stored in some database, either for auditing or future (marketing) data trend analysis.

Graph and time series.