from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A unit of computer memory or data storage capacity equal to 1,024 gigabytes (240 bytes).
- n. One trillion bytes.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. One trillion (1,000,000,000,000) bytes, as opposed to a tebibyte. SI symbol: TB.
- n. Imprecisely, a tebibyte or 10244 (1,099,511,627,776) bytes. SI symbol: TiB, computing symbol: TB.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a unit of information equal to 1000 gigabytes or 10^12 (1,000,000,000,000) bytes
- n. a unit of information equal to 1024 gibibytes or 2^40 (1,099,511,627,776) bytes
It also doesn’t make a distinction between buying bandwidth for pages delivered from the server and buying bandwidth to deliver content hosted on the CDN — a terabyte is a terabyte says Dutt.
For 500 gigabytes it’s $299, and one terabyte is $499.
To make prices more transparent, each user gets bandwidth of one terabyte, which is more than most need, he added.
But I already have plenty of storage (hey, the box comes with half a terabyte, which is more than I'll need for photo and music files for a very long time).
But in one day I have rediscovered the world inside my own terabyte which is closer to two right about now.
Aw "terabyte" was my original handle ... and I thought it was clever because it sounded like
By 2012, Gartner predicts that flash memory will cost about 16 cents per gigabyte, which could open up the potential for technologies such as terabyte memory sticks.
And on an electronic organization note, I found the terabyte drive we'd bought months ago, buried in my office - now we can get started transferring everything from my old desktop over there and clearing up some much-needed space on my desk.
In Phil's original post, he states that the space for this archive will be around one terabyte (around one million megabytes).
Now you can understand exactly how much it costs to rent an x86 server, a terabyte of storage, or a content delivery service with just a few clicks to Amazon Web Services or a host of other providers.