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IPython vs Apache Zeppelin: What are the differences?

Developers describe IPython as "A command shell for interactive computing in multiple programming languages". It provides a rich architecture for interactive computing with a powerful interactive shell, a kernel for Jupyter. It has a support for interactive data visualization and use of GUI toolkits Flexible, embeddable interpreters to load into your own projects. Easy to use, high performance tools for parallel computing. . On the other hand, Apache Zeppelin is detailed as "A web-based notebook that enables interactive data analytics". A web-based notebook that enables interactive data analytics. You can make beautiful data-driven, interactive and collaborative documents with SQL, Scala and more.

IPython and Apache Zeppelin are primarily classified as "Shells" and "Data Science Notebooks" tools respectively.

Apache Zeppelin is an open source tool with 4.27K GitHub stars and 2.12K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Apache Zeppelin's open source repository on GitHub.

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Pros of IPython
Pros of Apache Zeppelin
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    Interactive exploration then save to a script
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    Persistent history between sessions
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    It's magical are just that
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    Help in a keystroke
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    In-line code execution using paragraphs
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    Cluster integration
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    Multi-User Capability
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    In-line graphing
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    Zeppelin context to exchange data between languages
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    Privacy configuration of the end users
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    Execution progress included
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    Multi-user with kerberos
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    Allows to close browser and reopen for result later

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What is IPython?

It provides a rich architecture for interactive computing with a powerful interactive shell, a kernel for Jupyter. It has a support for interactive data visualization and use of GUI toolkits. Flexible, embeddable interpreters to load into your own projects. Easy to use, high performance tools for parallel computing.

What is Apache Zeppelin?

A web-based notebook that enables interactive data analytics. You can make beautiful data-driven, interactive and collaborative documents with SQL, Scala and more.

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What are some alternatives to IPython and Apache Zeppelin?
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