brontobyte


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brontobyte

(ˈbrɒntəʊˌbaɪt)
n
(Units) computing not standard 1027 or 290 bytes
[C21: probably from brontosaurus]
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For example, it says a brontobyte, "the size of the digital universe tomorrow," equates to 1,000 yottabytes (1 quadrillion gigabytes).
The MEMS and sensors group is embracing applications beyond the industrial Internet, including healthcare and indeed "all things." The group cites forecasts that we will be acquiring brontobytes (1027 bytes) of sensor-derived data in the 2020s.
Considering that the NSA is already storing yottabytes of surveillance information (tech crunch.com/2009/11/01/nsa-to-store-yottabytes-of-surveil lance-data-in-utah-megarepository) it is clear why there are already discussions about dealing with brontobytes of data.