Databricks Notebooks vs. VS Code

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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Databricks Notebooks

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A notebook is a web-based interface to a document that contains runnable code, visualizations, and narrative text.

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VS Code

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Visual Studio Code is a lightweight but powerful source code editor. It supports working with Jupyter Notebooks natively, as well as through Python code files.

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Databricks Notebooks VS Code
License Proprietary Open Source
Ease of setup Fully managed Local
Native integrations Data ingest tools No
Collaboration Real-time Using git
Versioning Native Using git, has pretty diffing
Reproducibility Environment Problematic
Notebooks as products Scheduled runs No