Definition - What does Yottabyte (YB) mean?
A yottabyte (YB) is a unit of digital information storage used to denote the size of data. It is equivalent to a quadrillion gigabytes, 1,000 zettabytes or 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 bytes.
Techopedia explains Yottabyte (YB)
Two interpretations can be made using the two standards:
- Using SI, one yottabyte is equivalent to 1,000 zettabytes or 1024 bytes.
- Using traditional binary measurement, one yottabyte is equivalent to 1,208,925,819,614,629,174,706,176 bytes, that’s 280 bytes, also equivalent to 1 yobibyte (YiB).
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