Do you know how much is a Terabyte, Petabyte, Exabyte, Zettabyte compared to a single byte

I am sure that you know how much is 1 byte, Kilobyte, Megabyte and Gigabyte but did you try to know about the next generation disk space quantities. The below mentioned details will let you feel the terms Terabyte, Petabyte, Exabyte, Zettabyte etc.data_disk_storage

Start from here,

1 Bit = Either 0 or 1

1 Nibble = 4 Bits

1 Byte = 8 Bits

1 Kilobyte = 1024 Bytes

1 Megabyte = 1024 Kilobytes which is equal to

  • 873 pages of plaintext (1,200 characters)
  • 4 books (200 pages or 240,000 characters)

1 Gigabyte = 1,073,741,824 (230) bytes. 1,024 Megabytes, or 1,048,576 Kilobytes.

  • 894,784 pages of plaintext (1,200 characters)
  • 4,473 books (200 pages or 240,000 characters)
  • 341 digital pictures (with 3MB average file size)
  • 256 MP3 audio files (with 4MB average file size)
  • 1 650MB CD

1 Terabyte = 1,099,511,627,776 (240) bytes, 1,024 Gigabytes, or 1,048,576 Megabytes

  • 916,259,689 pages of plaintext (1,200 characters)
  • 4,581,298 books (200 pages or 240,000 characters)
  • 349,525 digital pictures (with 3MB average file size)
  • 262,144 MP3 audio files (with 4MB average file size)
  • 1,613 650MB CD’s
  • 233 4.38GB DVD’s
  • 40 25GB Blu-ray discs

1 Petabyte = 1,125,899,906,842,624 (250) bytes, 1,024 Terabytes, or 1,048,576 Gigabytes

  • 938,249,922,368 pages of plaintext (1,200 characters)
  • 4,691,249,611 books (200 pages or 240,000 characters)
  • 357,913,941 digital pictures (with 3MB average file size)
  • 268,435,456 MP3 audio files (with 4MB average file size)
  • 1,651,910 650MB CD’s
  • 239,400 4.38GB DVD’s
  • 41,943 25GB Blu-ray discs

1 Exabyte = 1,152,921,504,606,846,976 (260) bytes, 1,024 Petabytes, or 1,048,576 Terabytes

  • 960,767,920,505,705 pages of plaintext (1,200 characters)
  • 4,803,839,602,528 books (200 pages or 240,000 characters)
  • 366,503,875,925 digital pictures (with 3MB average file size)
  • 274,877,906,944 MP3 audio files (with 4MB average file size)
  • 1,691,556,350 650MB CD’s
  • 245,146,535 4.38GB DVD’s
  • 42,949,672 25GB Blu-ray discs

1 Zettabyte = 1,180,591,620,717,411,303,424 (270) bytes, 1,024 Exabytes,

  • 983,826,350,597,842,752 pages of plaintext (1,200 characters)
  • 4,919,131,752,989,213 books (200 pages or 240,000 characters)
  • 375,299,968,947,541 digital pictures (with 3MB average file size)
  • 281,474,976,710,656 MP3 audio files (with 4MB average file size)
  • 1,732,153,702,834 650MB CD’s
  • 251,030,052,003 4.38GB DVD’s
  • 43,980,465,111 25GB Blu-ray discs

1 Yottabyte = 1,208,925,819,614,629,174,706,176 (280) bytes, 1,024 Zettabytes,

  • 1,007,438,183,012,190,978,921 pages of plaintext (1,200 characters)
  • 5,037,190,915,060,954,894 books (200 pages or 240,000 characters)
  • 384,307,168,202,282,325 digital pictures (with 3MB average file size)
  • 288,230,376,151,711,744 MP3 audio files (with 4MB average file size)
  • 1,773,725,391,702,841 650MB CD’s
  • 257,054,773,251,740 4.38GB DVD’s
  • 45,035,996,273,704 25GB Blu-ray discs

Brontobyte and Geopbyte are also there as the next data storage representation.

Sanjeev Mishra is a professional blogger and an Internet Marketing Consultant based in India. He has built the Internet Techies to provide you updates in technology and web application area.

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