Definition of "petabyte" [petabyte]

  • (noun) A unit of computer memory or data storage capacity equal to 1,024 terabytes (250 bytes).
  • (noun) One quadrillion bytes.

Use "petabyte" in a sentence

  • "The Internet Archive has just installed its first Petabox, "a machine designed to safely store and process one petabyte of information (a petabyte is a million gigabytes).""
  • "Do the math and you will see (a petabyte is 1024 terabytes a terabyte is 1020 gigabytes and so on) in order to just get 1 petabyte the hub would need 1024 users sharing a terabyte) I think anyone familiar with shares knows how unlikely this scenario is."
  • "(A petabyte is the equivalent of a stack of DVDs stretching from here to the moon.)"

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