Hex vs. Polynote

The comparison of the two data science notebooks. Both of them are great tools!

The table below summarizes some of the main differences.

See all notebooks

Hex

Logo of Hex

The Data Workspace for Teams. Work with data in collaborative SQL and Python notebooks. Share as interactive data apps that anyone can use.

Read more

Polynote

Logo of Polynote

Polynote is a different kind of notebook. It supports mixing multiple languages in one notebook, and sharing data between them seamlessly. It encourages reproducible notebooks with its immutable data model.

Read more
Hex Polynote
License Proprietary Open Source
Ease of setup Fully managed Local (hard) or on a server (hard)
Native integrations Data stores No
Collaboration Real-time Using git
Versioning Native Using git
Reproducibility Environment Problematic
Notebooks as products Interactive applications No