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I was reading about Google's history on Wikipedia just now and I had no idea what a petabyte was when it was mentioned, so I followed the link in the article and here it is:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Petabyte

I didn't know there was anything larger than a terabyte honestly, hehe, so I thought that I would share!

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Lol, i've known about Yottapyte since i was like 7 XD

But well... i've always been a real geek <.<

Lets see if i remember teh order

Giga

Tera

Peta

Exa

Zetta

Yotta

O.O

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Well, what do you know? I guess only corporations have the higher ones.:P

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Ahhhhh there's something higher than a peta? More than one something? ::runs for cover::

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They have added Nonabyte (10^27) and Doggabyte (10^30) to the list to, though its so recent it isn't known by many.

http://sv.wikipedia.org/wiki/Byte_%28enhet%29

Note, it's in swedish

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Ack!

You guys are boggling my mind! :P:P

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Don't forget about the Googolbyte.

A Googolbyte is 100,000,000,000,000,000,000 times bigger than a Yottabyte. :P

To be listened to with Carl Sagan - 'A Glorious Dawn' ft Stephen Hawking (Symphony of Science)

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Don't forget about the Googolbyte.

A Googolbyte is 100,000,000,000,000,000,000 times bigger than a Yottabyte. :)

http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=googolbyte

Yeah, but Googol is a number, not a SI-prefix, but if u wanna play that way: Googolplex is 10^(10^100) :)

Googolplexbyte is biggest then?

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LOL googleplexbyte.

I really don't see a need for anything beyond terabytes. It' really a massive amount of storage

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A bit of trivia on a "Zip Bomb".

One example of a Zip bomb was the file "42.zip" which was 42 kilobytes of compressed data, containing six layers of nested zip files in sets of 16, each bottom layer archive containing a 4.2 gigabyte file for a total of 4.5 petabytes of uncompressed data.

And no, I've never fully decompressed my sample. LOL

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