AfterDawn: Glossary


A unit of data storage.

Because exabytes are ambiguous and misuse the prefix "exa" as defined by the International System of Units, the International Electrotechnical Commission established Exbibytes in 2000.

A Exbibyte is always 2^60, or 1,152,921,504,606,846,976 bytes.

Exbibytes are 1,024 Pebibytes and precede zebi and yobi in byte measurement.


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