Google Colab vs. Querybook

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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Querybook

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Discover, analyze, and collaborate. Querybook is Pinterest’s open-source big data IDE via a notebook interface.

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Google Colab Querybook
License Proprietary Open Source
Ease of setup Fully managed Local (hard) or on a server (hard)
Native integrations Google Drive Rich plugin ecosystem
Collaboration Shared copies Real-time
Comments No No
Versioning No No
Reproducibility Problematic OK (only SQL)
Notebooks as products Parametrized inputs Scheduled runs