arrow2 VS polars

Compare arrow2 vs polars and see what are their differences.


Unofficial transmute-free Rust library to work with the Arrow format (by jorgecarleitao)


Fast multi-threaded DataFrame library in Rust | Python | Node.js (by ritchie46)
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arrow2 polars
10 40
340 4,330
- 27.9%
9.6 9.9
2 days ago 4 days ago
Rust Rust
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of arrow2. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-01-14.


Posts with mentions or reviews of polars. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-01-19.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing arrow2 and polars you can also consider the following projects:

vaex - Out-of-Core hybrid Apache Arrow/NumPy DataFrame for Python, ML, visualization and exploration of big tabular data at a billion rows per second 🚀

Apache Arrow - Apache Arrow is a multi-language toolbox for accelerated data interchange and in-memory processing

arrow-datafusion - Apache Arrow DataFusion and Ballista query engines

db-benchmark - reproducible benchmark of database-like ops

DataFrames.jl - In-memory tabular data in Julia

arrow-rs - Official Rust implementation of Apache Arrow


rust-csv - A CSV parser for Rust, with Serde support.

wgpu - Safe and portable GPU abstraction in Rust, implementing WebGPU API.

tokio-tungstenite - Tokio binding for Tungstenite, the Lightweight stream-based WebSocket implementation

tidypolars - Tidy interface to polars

dataframe-python-rust - Comparing Polars vs Pandas vs Rust native :)