Google Colab vs. Zeppelin

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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Zeppelin

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Web-based notebook that enables data-driven, interactive data analytics and collaborative documents with SQL, Scala and more.

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Google Colab Zeppelin
License Proprietary Open Source
Ease of setup Fully managed Local (hard) or on a server (hard)
Native integrations Google Drive No
Collaboration Shared copies Asynchronous (on server)
Versioning No Using git
Reproducibility Problematic Problematic
Notebooks as products Parametrized inputs No