Is there a unit for disk space bigger than a TB?

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asked Apr 11, 2011 by elko5903 (136 points)
GB is after MB, but what is the measure after TB? Is there even one?

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answered Apr 11, 2011 by Patxi (12,610 points)
Tera is 1000000000000

so according to the SI prefix list:

Peta is 1000000000000000

Exa is 1000000000000000000

Zetta is 1000000000000000000000

and finally Yotta is 1000000000000000000000000

Those are the SI prefix that surpass the Tera, but there arent any Hard Drives or anything like that with such space.

Go [here][1] for the entire list :)


  [1]: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SI_prefix
commented Apr 11, 2011 by Patxi (12,610 points)
I guess the next Unit will be PB then EB then ZB and finally YB
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answered Apr 11, 2011 by catchatyou (97,380 points)
Petabyte comes next.  Exabyte is after Petabyte.  Zettabyte is after Exabyte.  Yottabyte is after Zettabyte, Brontobyte is after Yottabyte.  Geopbyte comes after Brontobyte.
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answered Apr 11, 2011 by Duodave (4,646 points)
Really? Who comes up with these? And what do they mean?
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