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Petabyte
= 1,000,000,000,000,000 bytes
= 1,000,000,000,000 kb
= 1,000,000,000 mb
= 1,000,000 gb
= 1,000 tb

  • The Internet Archive contains almost 2 petabytes of data.
  • Google processes about 20 petabytes of data a day.
  • The 4 experiments in the Large Hadron Collider will produce about 15 petabytes of data per year, which will be distributed over the LHC Computing Grid.
  • Facebook has just over 1 petabyte of users’ photos stored, translating into roughly 10 billion photos.
  • Rapidshare has 4.5 petabytes of storage for users (April 2008)
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