When you create a Pinecone Index, you choose the pod type and number of pods to use for the index. Each pod comes with a fixed amount of vCPU, RAM, and SSD coupled with the software. You will be billed at the end of the month for total pod-hours used. Pod usage is rounded up to the full hour.
|p1||Optimized for performance, resulting in lower search latency.||Free|
|s1||Optimized for storage, resulting in lower overall cost.||Not available||$0.075|
Contact us for pre-commitment discounts and Enterprise Dedicated pricing.
Usage Estimator: How many pods do I need?
Use this calculator to estimate the minimum number of pods you will need to store your data. Adding pods above the minimum will increase capacity and reduce latency. There is no replacement for running benchmark tests with your own data.
Latency estimates are based on benchmark tests with sample data, containing <10K unique metadata values. There is no replacement for running benchmark tests with your own data.
How secure is Pinecone?
Pinecone is SOC2 Type II compliant, and we take security seriously for all users on all plans. Read about our security practices.
Where is the user license or the terms of service?
Users accept the End-User License Agreement when creating an account.
Do you offer pre-commitment discounts?
Yes we do. Contact us for more details.
Can I request to be invoiced instead of charged to a credit card?
Yes, contact us for more details.
How do I cancel or downgrade?
You can manage your subscription directly in the console. If you attempt to downgrade to Starter (Free) while exceeding the limits of the Starter plan, you will first need to delete projects or indexes until you are within the limits.