AfterDawn: Glossary


A unit of data storage.

Because terabytes are ambiguous and misuse the prefix "tera" as defined by the International System of Units, the International Electrotechnical Commission established Tebibytes in 2000.

A Tebibyte is always 2^40, or 1,099,511,627,776 bytes.

Tebibytes are 1,024 gibibytes and precede , pebi, exbi, zebi and yobi in byte measurement.


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