AfterDawn: Glossary


A unit of data storage.

Because yottabytes are ambiguous and misuse the prefix "yotta" as defined by the International System of Units, the International Electrotechnical Commission established Yobibytes in 2000.

A Yobibyte is always 2^80, or 1,208,925,819,614,629,174,706,176 bytes.

Yobibytes are 1,024 Zebibytes and are the highest byte measurement scale.


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