petabyte

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Etymology[edit]

From peta- +‎ byte.

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petabyte (plural petabytes)

  1. One quadrillion (1015, or 1,000,000,000,000,000) bytes or 1,000 terabytes.
  2. (computing, informal) a pebibyte.
    • 2008 June 23, Chris Anderson, “The End of Theory: The Data Deluge Makes the Scientific Method Obsolete”, in Wired[1], →ISSN:
      As we moved along that progression, we went from the folder analogy to the file cabinet analogy to the library analogy to — well, at petabytes we ran out of organizational analogies.
    • 2017, Jeffrey R. Di Leo, Higher Education under Late Capitalism, Springer, →ISBN, page 82:
      The Hadron Collider has gone from producing 320 terabytes of data a week to a petabyte a second. In short, it has been said that the total amount of data created worldwide in 2011 was about one zetabyte[sic] (or 1,000,000 petabytes) and that this figure will increase by 50%–60% in each subsequent year.

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Etymology[edit]

From peta- +‎ byte.

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Noun[edit]

petabyte m inan

  1. petabyte

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  • byte in Akademický slovník cizích slov, 1995, at prirucka.ujc.cas.cz

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from English petabyte.

Noun[edit]

petabyte m (plural petabytes)

  1. (computing) petabyte (one quadrillion bytes)

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