Guides / Scaling

Algolia sets some upper limits to its services to ensure stability and performance for all users.

You may be able to extend limits that are marked with * in the following tables. For more information, contact Algolia’s support team.

Record and index limits

Application size

100 GB

Index size

100 GB

Indexing operations

Depends on your plan’s usage unit

Indexing rate

10,000 indexing operations per usage unit

Indexing request body size

1 GB per batch

Number of indices per app

1,000 *

Pending requests

5,000 pending requests

Record size

10 KB to 100 KB—based on your plan

Search request body size

50 MB per request

Synonyms per index


Throttling limit

100 pending requests

Virtual replicas per index

20 *

Filters, facets, and Rules limits

Search user interface limits



Query Suggestions


Query size

512 characters

Insights and analytics limits

Analytics API calls

100 API calls per minute per app

Tag size

100 characters

Tags processed per index

1750 unique tag combinations every 5 minutes

Top searches


Security limits

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