Google Colab vs. Mode Notebooks

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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Google Colab

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Colab notebooks allow you to combine executable code and rich text in a single document, along with images, HTML, LaTeX and more.

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Mode Notebooks

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Native R & Python Notebooks. From SQL, explore your analysis using R or Python Notebooks.

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Google Colab Mode Notebooks
License Proprietary Proprietary
Ease of setup Fully managed Fully managed
Native integrations Google Drive Many
Collaboration Shared copies Asynchronous
Versioning No Only on queries
Reproducibility Problematic Environment
Notebooks as products Parametrized inputs Shared reports