Jupyter 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.

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Logo of Jupyter

Project Jupyter exists to develop open-source software, open-standards, and services for interactive computing across dozens of programming languages. There's a number of vendors offering Jupyter notebooks as a managed service.

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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.

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Jupyter Polynote
License Open Source Open Source
Ease of setup Local (easy) or on a server (hard) Local (hard) or on a server (hard)
Native integrations N/A No
Collaboration Using git Using git
Versioning Using git Using git
Reproducibility Problematic Problematic
Notebooks as products Plugins & python packages No