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This article was published on November 14, 2009


    What Is A Yottabyte? Or A Zettabyte?

    What Is A Yottabyte? Or A Zettabyte?
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    harddrive_FullWe here at TheNextWeb feel the  need to impart small parts of our vast use of Google knowledge on the occasion. Now, what is bigger than a Gigabyte? A Terebyte of course. And then? Most people know Petabyte, but what follows is harder indeed.

    Take a look:

    1000 GB = 1 Terabyte (TB)
    1000 TB = 1 Petabyte (PB)
    1000 PB = 1 Exabyte (EB)
    1000 EB = 1 Zettabyte (ZB)
    1000 ZB = 1 Yottabyte (YB)
    Put in a much more mild way, a Yottabyte = 1,000,000,000,000,000 GB. There, now you know.