PostgreSQL is Now Faster than Pinecone, 75% Cheaper, with New Open Source Extensions

NEW YORK – June 11, 2024 – Timescale, the PostgreSQL cloud database company, has unveiled two groundbreaking open-source extensions, pgvectorscale and pgai, which significantly enhance PostgreSQL’s scalability and ease of use for AI applications. Licensed under the open-source PostgreSQL license, these extensions empower developers to build retrieval augmented generation, search, and AI agent applications with PostgreSQL, rivaling the performance of specialized vector databases like Pinecone at a fraction of the cost. Complete benchmark information with details around performance and cost are available here.


Innovations Driving AI Application Performance and Developer Productivity


pgvectorscale enables developers to build more scalable