Yottabit

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Decimal
Value  Metric 
1000 kbit kilobit
10002 Mbit megabit
10003 Gbit gigabit
10004 Tbit terabit
10005 Pbit petabit
10006 Ebit exabit
10007 Zbit zettabit
10008 Ybit yottabit
Binary
Value  IEC  Traditional 
1024 Kibit kibibit Kbit Kb kilobit
10242 Mibit mebibit Mbit Mb megabit
10243 Gibit gibibit Gbit Gb gigabit
10244 Tibit tebibit Tbit Tb terabit
10245 Pibit pebibit
10246 Eibit exbibit
10247 Zibit zebibit
10248 Yibit yobibit

The yottabit is a multiple of the unit bit for digital information or computer storage. The prefix yotta (symbol Y) is defined in the International System of Units (SI) as a multiplier of 1024 (1 septillion, short scale),[1] and therefore

1 yottabit = 1024bits = 1000000000000000000000000bits = 1000 zettabits.[2]

The yottabit has the unit symbol Ybit or Yb.

The yottabit is closely related to the yobibit, a unit multiple derived from the binary prefix yobi of the same order of magnitude,[3] which is equal to 280bits = 1208925819614629174706176bits, or approximately 21% larger than the yottabit.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ The NIST Reference on Constants, Units, and Uncertainty: SI prefixes
  2. ^ www.dictionary.com. "Yottabit". Archived from the original on February 18, 2011. Retrieved September 28, 2010.
  3. ^ The NIST Reference on Constants, Units, and Uncertainty: Prefixes for binary multiples