Pinecone’s Python SDK Reference

Pinecone provides similarity search as a managed service.

Learn more about Pinecone and how your ML models can benefit from a similarity search service at and

📝 Questions and suggestions:


pip install -U pinecone-client


Pinecone is tested on Python 3.6+.

We strongly recommend that you install Pinecone in a virtual environment. We think it’s good for Python hygiene. It’s really easy to start using virtual environments with one of these guides: [1], [2].

Getting Started

To get started, visit to get an API key.

Once you have received your API key in the email, head over to to see examples and tutorials.