polars VS vaex

Compare polars vs vaex and see what are their differences.

polars

Fast multi-threaded DataFrame library in Rust | Python | Node.js (by ritchie46)

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 🚀 (by vaexio)
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polars vaex
52 6
5,869 7,067
14.6% 1.4%
9.9 9.5
3 days ago 16 days ago
Rust Python
MIT License MIT License
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polars

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 2022-05-09.

vaex

Posts with mentions or reviews of vaex. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-12-16.

What are some alternatives?

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

arrow-datafusion - Apache Arrow DataFusion and Ballista query engines

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

DataFrames.jl - In-memory tabular data in Julia

data.table - R's data.table package extends data.frame:

db-benchmark - reproducible benchmark of database-like ops

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

arrow2 - Unofficial transmute-free Rust library to work with the Arrow format

arrow-rs - Official Rust implementation of Apache Arrow

tidypolars - Tidy interface to polars

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

visidata - A terminal spreadsheet multitool for discovering and arranging data

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