Definition of exabyte in English:


Line breaks: exa|byte
Pronunciation: /ˈɛksəˌbʌɪt
(abbreviation: Eb or EB)


  • A unit of information equal to one quintillion (1018) or, strictly, 260 bytes.
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    • The internet currently handles one exabyte of data every hour.
    • Second, a 5 exabyte store would roughly be eight thousand times too small to store " all words ever spoken by human beings ", at least in audio form.
    • To put this into context, one exabyte is the equivalent of one followed by 18 zeros of bytes.

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