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Gbit to PiB - Conversion Formula and Steps

Gigabit and Pebibyte are units of digital information used to measure storage capacity and data transfer rate. Gigabit is a decimal standard unit where as Pebibyte is binary. One Gigabit is equal to 1000^3 bits. One Pebibyte is equal to 1024^5 bytes. There are 9,007,199.254740992 Gigabits in one Pebibyte. - view the difference between both units

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Source Data UnitTarget Data Unit
Gigabit (Gbit)
Equal to 1000^3 bits
(Decimal Unit)
Pebibyte (PiB)
Equal to 1024^5 bytes
(Binary Unit)

The formula of converting the Gigabit to Pebibyte is represented as follows :

PiB = Gbit x 10003 / (8x10245)

Note : Here we are converting the units between different standards. The source unit Gigabit is Decimal where as the target unit Pebibyte is Binary. In such scenario, first we need to convert the source unit to the basic unit - Bit - multiply with 1000^3, and then convert to target unit by dividing with 8x1024^5 .

Now let us apply the above formula and, write down the steps to convert from Gigabit (Gbit) to Pebibyte (PiB).

  1. STEP 1 → Pebibyte = Gigabit x 10003 / (8x10245)
  2. STEP 2 → Pebibyte = Gigabit x (1000x1000x1000) / (8x1024x1024x1024x1024x1024)
  3. STEP 3 → Pebibyte = Gigabit x 1000000000 / 9007199254740992
  4. STEP 4 → Pebibyte = Gigabit x 0.000000111022302462515654042363166809082

Example : If we apply the above steps, conversion from 10 Gbit to PiB, will be processed as below.

  1. = 10 x 10003 / (8x10245)
  2. = 10 x (1000x1000x1000) / (8x1024x1024x1024x1024x1024)
  3. = 10 x 1000000000 / 9007199254740992
  4. = 10 x 0.000000111022302462515654042363166809082
  5. = 0.00000111022302462515654042363166809082
  6. i.e. 10 Gbit is equal to 0.00000111022302462515654042363166809082 PiB.

(Result rounded off to 40 decimal positions.)

You can use above formula and steps to convert Gigabit to Pebibyte using any of the programming language such as Java, Python or Powershell.

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Definition : Gigabit

A Gigabit (Gb or Gbit) is a unit of digital information that is equal to 1,000,000,000 bits and it is commonly used to express data transfer speeds, such as the speed of an internet connection and to measure the size of a file. In the context of data storage and memory, the binary-based unit of gibibit (Gibit) is used instead.
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Definition : Pebibyte

A Pebibyte (PiB) is a unit of digital information that is equal to 1,125,899,906,842,624 bytes (or 9,007,199,254,740,992 bits) and is defined by the International Electro technical Commission(IEC). The prefix "pebi" is derived from the binary number system and it is used to distinguish it from the decimal-based "petabyte" (PB). It is widely used in the field of computing as it more accurately represents the storage size of high end servers and data storage arrays.
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Excel Formula to convert from Gbit to PiB

Apply the formula as shown below to convert from Gigabit to Pebibyte.

1Gigabit (Gbit)Pebibyte (PiB) 
21=A2 * 0.000000111022302462515654042363166809082 

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Python Code for Gbit to PiB Conversion

You can use below code to convert any value in Gigabit to Pebibyte in Python.

gigabit = int(input("Enter Gigabit: "))
pebibyte = gigabit * (1000*1000*1000) / (8*1024*1024*1024*1024*1024)
print("{} Gigabit = {} Pebibyte".format(gigabit,pebibyte))

The first line of code will prompt the user to enter the Gigabit as an input. The value of Pebibyte is calculated on the next line, and the code in third line will display the result.