Google Colab vs. Nextjournal

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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Nextjournal

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Runs anything you can put into a Docker container. Improve your workflow with polyglot notebooks, automatic versioning and real-time collaboration. Save time and money with on-demand provisioning, including GPU support.

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Google Colab Nextjournal
License Proprietary Proprietary
Ease of setup Fully managed Fully managed
Native integrations Google Drive Secrets, buckets
Collaboration Shared copies Real-time
Versioning No Native
Reproducibility Problematic Environment
Notebooks as products Parametrized inputs Articles