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pebi (Pi)

The prefix pebi (Pi) is a prefix standardized by the International Electrotechnical Commission( IEC 60027-2), which is based on the exponentiation of the dual system.

Prefixes according to the

Prefixes according to the "International System of Units (SI)" of NIST

The petabinary, pebi, belongs to the binary system and corresponds to a value of '2^50'. This is a 16- digit number.

Data in pebi can occur with storage capacities. If one takes the standard as a basis, then storage capacities and can be indicated in Mebibyte( Mi), Gigibyte ( Gi), Tebibyte (TiB) or also in Pebibyte (PiB). There is a difference of about 13% between a petabyte, which is based on the decimal system, and a pebibyte, which is based on the dual system.

Englisch: pebi - Pi
Updated at: 22.01.2022
#Words: 118
Links: prefix, international electrotechnical commission (IEC), system, binary system, digit (DGT)
Translations: DE

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