Yottabytes, best known for being the only bytes named after a Star Wars character, are large. How large? A quadrillion gigabytes large. Huge byte is huge, needs less teeth.
As of 2010, no system has yet achieved one yottabyte of storage. In fact, the combined space of all the computer hard drives in the entire world does not amount to even one yottabyte. According to one study, all the world's computers stored approximately 160 exabytes [exabyte = 1 billion gigabytes] in 2006. As of 2009 the entire internet was estimated to contain close to 500 exabytes.
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How Big is a Yottabyte? [buzzfeed]
Thanks to jimmy jazz, who's praying for the day yottabytes Jar Jar's face off for being such an annoying-ass bitch.
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This is gallery of Middle Earth's Moria faithfully recreated to scale in Minecraft. No clue how long it took, how many people it took, or what they could have accomplished if they were doing something more productive, all I know is it's pretty impressive and I couldn't have do... / Continue →
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