A terabyte is a trillion bytes of data, while a petabyte is 1,000 terabytes.
What does TB stand for?
TB stands for Trillion Bytes
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Information technology (IT) and computers
- Science, medicine, engineering, etc.
See other definitions of TB
We have 44 other meanings of TB in our Acronym Attic
- Tractor Biplane (US Navy)
- Transaction Broker (real estate)
- Transport Blocks
- Transport Bureau (Hong Kong)
- Travel Bug (geocaching)
- Treasury Bill
- Treasury Board
- Treasury Bond
- Très Bien (French: Very Good)
- Trial Balance (accounting)
Samples in periodicals archive:
When I installed it on my computer, the computer immediately recognized its capacity as one trillion bytes, [10.
The water-cooled vector supercomputer based on NEC SX technology has a theoretical top speed of 40 teraflops per second, or 40 trillion floating point operations, and a main memory of 10 terabytes, which is about 10 trillion bytes.
3 trillion operations a second, more than 6 trillion bytes of memory and 160 trillion bytes of disk space.
5 trillion bytes of memory, making it by far the world's most powerful thinking machine.
When referring to hard drive capacity, one gigabyte, or GB, equals one billion bytes and one terabyte, or TB, equals one trillion bytes.
A group of IBM scientists have announced through an article published in the technical Journal "Science" that they have accomplished a technological breakthrough that will result in disk drives capable of holding more than 1 trillion bytes, a 100 fold increase in the capacity of today's hard drives.
With such dense data storage, a small tape cartridge could hold 2 trillion bytes of information -- nearly equivalent to all the medical information stored in a year by the average hospital, Simonds says.