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"Digital Universe" Enters the Zettabyte Era

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  1. lotuseclat79

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    "Digital Universe" Enters the Zettabyte Era.

    and a petabyte is defined as 1,024 terabytes (2^50 bytes)! Note: the '^' character reads as 'to the power'.

    -- Tom
     
  2. namenotfound

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    I not good at math. That's a lot, right?
     
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    Jeez, we should break that into the average server farm and figure out how much that would be to store all that, probably fill up a farm will all those servers...
     
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    "Perhaps the biggest challenge isn't how much data we're creating — it's all the copies of it. Seventy-five percent of all the data in the Digital Universe is a copy, according to IDC. See additional analysis from"

    Well, as JohnWill would say: "information you don't have at least 2 copies of..."
     
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    Does this estimate count backups? Explains all the copies...
     
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    Zettabyte = 1024^7 or 1,180,591,620,717,411,303,424 Bytes
    YottaByte = 1024^8 0r 1,208,925,819,614,629,174,706,176 Bytes

    I want a 1 Yotta Dollar Bank Account please?!!!!
     
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