CoCalc vs. Polynote

The comparison of the two data science notebooks. Both of them are great tools!

The table below summarizes some of the main differences.

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CoCalc

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Your best choice for teaching remote scientific courses!

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Polynote

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Polynote is a different kind of notebook. It supports mixing multiple languages in one notebook, and sharing data between them seamlessly. It encourages reproducible notebooks with its immutable data model.

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CoCalc Polynote
License Open Source Open Source
Ease of setup Fully managed + self-hosting Local (hard) or on a server (hard)
Native integrations No No
Collaboration Real-time Using git
Versioning Native Using git
Reproducibility Environment Problematic
Notebooks as products No No