Storage Capacity 101 to Post-Grad in a Flash

Storage Capacity 101 to Post-Grad in a Flash

Storage Capacity 101 to Post-Grad

Take a nibble at a bite

OK – we all know that data is made up from bits of information – 8 bits to a byte (4 to a nibble, for those who care). Kilobytes, Megabytes, Gigabytes, Terabytes and Petabytes all used to be based on the ‘power of 2’ system, so 1kB was 1,024 bytes (2 to the power 10), but has now come in line with standard metric notation, and is now 1,000 bytes.

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