What is a Brontobytes?

What is a Brontobytes?

(BRONTOsaurus BYTE) One quadrillion terabytes. Although the term was coined years ago, and the collective capacity of all the storage drives in the world are nowhere near one brontobyte, we like to think in digital extremes in this industry. After the brontobyte comes “geopbyte” (a thousand brontobytes).

Does anything use a yottabyte?

Currently, there is nothing that can be measured on a yottabyte scale. According to Paul McFedries’ book Word Spy, it would take approximately 86 trillion years to download a 1 YB file, and the entire contents of the Library of Congress would consume just 10 terabytes (TB).

What is a Geobite?

Geobites is a grassroots science communication effort supported by the American Geophysical Union. Geobites is part of a larger group of science “bites” sites dedicated to advancing public understanding of recent scientific developments.

What is a 1000 petabytes called?

Exa- means 1,000,000,000,000,000,000; an Exabyte is 1,000 Petabytes. Zetta- means 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000; a Zettabyte is 1,000 Exabytes. Yotta- means 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000; a Yottabyte is 1,000 Zettabytes.

Is there anything bigger than a Geopbyte?

One brontobyte is equal to one quadrillion terabytes. And a brontobyte is smaller than a geopbyte. A thousand brontobytes equal to one geopbyte.

What’s bigger than an exabyte?

The prefix after tera- should be 10005, or peta-. Therefore, after terabyte comes petabyte. Next is exabyte, then zettabyte and yottabyte.

What’s bigger than a Geopbyte?

One brontobyte is equal to one quadrillion terabytes. And a brontobyte is smaller than a geopbyte. A thousand brontobytes equal to one geopbyte. And there are one thousand yottabytes in a brontobyte.

Does an exabyte exist?

As Seagate explains, a zettabyte is 1,000 exabytes, and one exabyte is 1,000 petabytes. Each petabyte is 1,000 terabytes. A zettabyte is enough storage for 30 billion 4K movies, or 60 billion video games, or 7.5 trillion MP3 songs according to Seagate.

How many yottabytes make up a brontobyte?

Erin Sullivan, Site Editor A brontobyte is a measure of memory or data storage that is equal to 10 to the 27th power of bytes. There are approximately 1,024 yottabytes in a brontobyte. Approximately 1,024 brontobytes make up a geopbyte.

How big is a brontobyte of memory storage?

A brontobyte is a measure of memory or data storage that is equal to 10 to the 27th power of bytes.

Which is the correct symbol for the prefix bronto?

Brontobytes are sometimes represented by the symbol BB, but the prefix bronto- is not currently an official SI prefix that is recognized by the International Bureau of Weights and Measures.