yottabyte


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yottabyte

(unit)
2^80 = 1,208,925,819,614,629,174,706,176 bytes = 1024 zettabytes.

See prefix.

yottabyte

One septillion bytes. See yotta and space/time.
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66) At present, cyber sensors collect petabytes of data, and collection of yottabytes is not far off.
The whole of this sprawling apparatus-close to one million personnel, Yottabytes (1) of server space for storing endless streams of domestic and international "intelligence," and the paramilitary technologies required to mobilize these elements against those deemed the enemy--falls within the administrative purview of the executive branch of U.
A yottabyte is 1,208,925,819,614,629, 174,706,176 bytes, or the capacity to contain 500 quintillion pages of information.
James Bamford, the chronicler of the untrammeled powers of the "Puzzle Palace,'' as he calls the NSA, wrote in Wired that the Utah tower of Babel might be able to store a yottabyte.
1 yottabyte = 1,000 zettabytes or 250 trillion DVDs
As the volume of data is increasing, the cost of storing it is decreasing; and, unlike physical storage--filing cabinets that take up valuable real estate--there is no penalty for storing digital information and no need to purge old files, pointed out Kelly "KJ" Kuchta, president and CEO of Forensics Consulting Solutions, in a session whimsically called "Data by Yottabyte circa 2050" (a yottabyte--pronounced yadabite, as in yada, yada--is 1 septillion bytes of data).
A yottabyte, the largest defined capacity measurement, is equal to 10 to the 24th (a septillion) power and a zettabyte is 10 to the 21st.
A yottabyte is one billion petabytes, or the equivalent of a data center the size of one million city blocks, which would fill the states of Delaware and Rhode Island combined.