All Categories » Data » Data Sizes

Data Sizes

Data size refers to the amount of space or memory it takes to store or use specific data.  Some of the different measurements include:

- Bit: a binary unit (0 or 1) and the most basic unit of data
- Nibble: 4 bits (half a byte)
- Byte: a unit of measurement of storing information that equals 8 bits
- Gigabyte (GB)- equals 1,073,741,824 bytes (KB cubed)

From a bit to a petabyte, our data sizes dictionary offers a glossary of terms you should know.

LATEST ARTICLES
3 Free Java Courses for Beginners

List of free online Java courses for students and IT professionals looking to enhance their skills . Read More »

SEO Dictionary

From keyword analysis to backlinks and Google search engine algorithm updates, our search engine optimization glossary lists 85 SEO terms you need... Read More »

Slideshow: History of Microsoft Operating Systems

Microsoft Windows is a family of operating systems for personal computers. In this article we look at the history of Microsoft operating... Read More »

STUDY GUIDES
Java Basics, Part 1

Java is a high-level programming language. This guide describes the basics of Java, providing an overview of syntax, variables, data types and... Read More »

Java Basics, Part 2

This second Study Guide describes the basics of Java, providing an overview of operators, modifiers and control Structures. Read More »

The 7 Layers of the OSI Model

The Open System Interconnection (OSI) model defines a networking framework to implement protocols in seven layers. Use this handy guide to compare... Read More »