What is teh difference between Array and Table?

I cannot understand the difference between Array command and Table. I can reproduce the example in Array help in MMA with Table:

Array[1 + #^2 &, 10]
Table[1 + j^2, {j, 1, 10}]

Array[f, {2, 3}, {0, 4}] // MatrixForm
Table[f[i, j], {i, 0, 1}, {j, 4, 6}] // MatrixForm

Array[f, 10, {0, 1}]
Table[f[i/9], {i, 0, 9}]

Are they the same exactly with the exception that Table Is better?! At least it can be parallelized. What is the advantage of Array over Table? If they are the same I cannot get it why there is more than one way to do the same thing in MMA.

This entry passed through the Full-Text RSS service – if this is your content and you’re reading it on someone else’s site, please read the FAQ at fivefilters.org/content-only/faq.php#publishers.
Want something else to read? How about ‘Grievous Censorship’ By The Guardian: Israel, Gaza And The Termination Of Nafeez Ahmed’s Blog

Recent Questions – Mathematica Stack Exchange