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pebi (Pi)

The prefix pebi (Pi) is a prefix standardized by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC 60027-2), based on the exponentiation of the dual system. The petabinary, pebi, belongs to the binarysystem and corresponds to a value of 2exp50. This is a 16-digit number.

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

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

Storage capacities should be given in mebibyte (Mi), gigibyte (Gi), tebibyte (TiB) or even in pebibyte (PiB), if the standard is taken as a basis. 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.

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Englisch: pebi - Pi
Updated at: 08.08.2018
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