Unit PiB
Name pebibyte
Category Data
Details A pebibyte (PiB) is a unit of digital information used to represent storage capacity or data size in the field of data storage and computing. It is a larger capacity than the standard units like kilobyte (KB), megabyte (MB), and gigabyte (GB), specifically based on binary prefixes (power of 2).

One pebibyte is equal to 2^50 bytes or 1,125,899,906,842,624 bytes (1,024 tebibytes). This unit is derived from the binary system (base-2 numeral system) that is widely used in digital systems and computing. In the International System of Units (SI), the prefixes are based on powers of 10, which can lead to confusion, so the binary prefix system is often used in computing to increase clarity.

To give you an idea of the scale of a pebibyte, it can store about 278.89 trillion plain text characters or hold roughly 260,000 high-quality movie files.

The need for units like the pebibyte arose from advancements in computing and increasing data storage requirements as technology advanced. The pebibyte provides a standardized measure to better conceptualize and accurately represent these large data sizes.
PiB(pebibyte) to B(byte)PiB(pebibyte) to bit(bit)PiB(pebibyte) to EB [Binary](exabyte)PiB(pebibyte) to EB [SI](exabyte)PiB(pebibyte) to Ebit [Binary](exabit)PiB(pebibyte) to Ebit [SI](exabit)PiB(pebibyte) to EiB(exbibyte)PiB(pebibyte) to Eibit(exbibit)PiB(pebibyte) to GB [Binary](gigabyte)PiB(pebibyte) to GB [SI](gigabyte)PiB(pebibyte) to Gbit [Binary](gigabit)PiB(pebibyte) to Gbit [SI](gigabit)PiB(pebibyte) to GiB(gibibyte)PiB(pebibyte) to Gibit(gibibit)PiB(pebibyte) to kB [Binary](kilobyte)PiB(pebibyte) to kB [SI](kilobyte)PiB(pebibyte) to kbit [Binary](kilobit)PiB(pebibyte) to kbit [SI](kilobit)PiB(pebibyte) to KiB(kibibyte)PiB(pebibyte) to Kibit(kibibit)PiB(pebibyte) to MB [Binary](megabyte)PiB(pebibyte) to MB [SI](megabyte)PiB(pebibyte) to Mbit [Binary](megabit)PiB(pebibyte) to Mbit [SI](megabit)PiB(pebibyte) to MiB(mebibyte)PiB(pebibyte) to Mibit(mebibit)PiB(pebibyte) to PB [Binary](petabyte)PiB(pebibyte) to PB [SI](petabyte)PiB(pebibyte) to Pbit [Binary](petabit)PiB(pebibyte) to Pbit [SI](petabit)PiB(pebibyte) to Pibit(pebibit)PiB(pebibyte) to TB [Binary](terabyte)PiB(pebibyte) to TB [SI](terabyte)PiB(pebibyte) to Tbit [Binary](terabit)PiB(pebibyte) to Tbit [SI](terabit)PiB(pebibyte) to TiB(tebibyte)PiB(pebibyte) to Tibit(tebibit)PiB(pebibyte) to YB [Binary](yottabyte)PiB(pebibyte) to YB [SI](yottabyte)PiB(pebibyte) to Ybit [Binary](yottabit)PiB(pebibyte) to Ybit [SI](yottabit)PiB(pebibyte) to YiB(yobibyte)PiB(pebibyte) to Yibit(yobibit)PiB(pebibyte) to ZB [Binary](zettabyte)PiB(pebibyte) to ZB [SI](zettabyte)PiB(pebibyte) to Zbit [Binary](zettabit)PiB(pebibyte) to Zbit [SI](zettabit)PiB(pebibyte) to ZiB(zebibyte)PiB(pebibyte) to Zibit(zebibit)