PiB to PB → CONVERT Pebibytes to Petabytes

info 1 PiB is equal to 1.125899906842624 PB
Pebibyte (binary) --to--> Petabyte (decimal)

Pebibyte (PiB) Versus Petabyte (PB) - Comparison

Pebibytes and Petabytes are units of digital information used to measure storage capacity and data transfer rate.

Pebibytes is a "binary" unit where as Petabytes is a "decimal" unit. One Pebibyte is equal to 1024^5 bytes. One Petabyte is equal to 1000^5 bytes. There are 0.88817841970012523233890533447265625 Pebibyte in one Petabyte. Find more details on below table.

Unit Name Pebibyte Petabyte
Unit Symbol PiB PB
Standard binary decimal
Defined Value 2^50 or 1024^5 Bytes 10^15 or 1000^5 Bytes
Value in Bits 9,007,199,254,740,992 8,000,000,000,000,000
Value in Bytes 1,125,899,906,842,624 1,000,000,000,000,000

Pebibyte (PiB) to Petabyte (PB) Conversion - Formula & Steps

Pebibyte (PiB) to Petabyte (PB) Conversion Image

The PiB to PB Calculator Tool provides a convenient solution for effortlessly converting data units from Pebibyte (PiB) to Petabyte (PB). Let's delve into a thorough analysis of the formula and steps involved.

Outlined below is a comprehensive overview of the key attributes associated with both the source (Pebibyte) and target (Petabyte) data units.

Source Data Unit Target Data Unit
Equal to 1024^5 bytes
(Binary Unit)
Equal to 1000^5 bytes
(Decimal Unit)

The formula for converting the Pebibyte (PiB) to Petabyte (PB) can be expressed as follows:

diamond CONVERSION FORMULA PB = PiB x 10245 ÷ 10005

Now, let's apply the aforementioned formula and explore the manual conversion process from Pebibyte (PiB) to Petabyte (PB). To streamline the calculation further, we can simplify the formula for added convenience.


Petabytes = Pebibytes x 10245 ÷ 10005


Petabytes = Pebibytes x (1024x1024x1024x1024x1024) ÷ (1000x1000x1000x1000x1000)


Petabytes = Pebibytes x 1125899906842624 ÷ 1000000000000000


Petabytes = Pebibytes x 1.125899906842624


Example : By applying the previously mentioned formula and steps, the conversion from 1 Pebibyte (PiB) to Petabyte (PB) can be processed as outlined below.

  1. = 1 x 10245 ÷ 10005
  2. = 1 x (1024x1024x1024x1024x1024) ÷ (1000x1000x1000x1000x1000)
  3. = 1 x 1125899906842624 ÷ 1000000000000000
  4. = 1 x 1.125899906842624
  5. = 1.125899906842624
  6. i.e. 1 PiB is equal to 1.125899906842624 PB.

Note : Result rounded off to 40 decimal positions.

You can employ the formula and steps mentioned above to convert Pebibytes to Petabytes using any of the programming language such as Java, Python, or Powershell.

Unit Definitions

What is Pebibyte ?

A Pebibyte (PiB) is a binary 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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What is Petabyte ?

A Petabyte (PB) is a decimal unit of digital information that is equal to 1,000,000,000,000,000 bytes (or 8,000,000,000,000,000 bits) and commonly used to measure the storage capacity of enterprise storage arrays and data centers. It is also used to express data transfer speeds and in the context of data storage and memory, the binary-based unit of Pebibyte (PiB) is used instead.
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Popular PiB Conversions

Excel Formula to convert from Pebibyte (PiB) to Petabyte (PB)

Apply the formula as shown below to convert from 1 Pebibyte (PiB) to Petabyte (PB).

  A B C
1 Pebibyte (PiB) Petabyte (PB)  
2 1 =A2 * 1.125899906842624  

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Python Code for Pebibyte (PiB) to Petabyte (PB) Conversion

You can use below code to convert any value in Pebibyte (PiB) to Pebibyte (PiB) in Python.

pebibytes = int(input("Enter Pebibytes: "))
petabytes = pebibytes * (1024*1024*1024*1024*1024) / (1000*1000*1000*1000*1000)
print("{} Pebibytes = {} Petabytes".format(pebibytes,petabytes))

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

Frequently Asked Questions - FAQs

How many Pebibytes(PiB) are there in a Petabyte(PB)?expand_more

There are 0.88817841970012523233890533447265625 Pebibytes in a Petabyte.

What is the formula to convert Petabyte(PB) to Pebibyte(PiB)?expand_more

Use the formula PiB = PB x 10005 / 10245 to convert Petabyte to Pebibyte.

How many Petabytes(PB) are there in a Pebibyte(PiB)?expand_more

There are 1.125899906842624 Petabytes in a Pebibyte.

What is the formula to convert Pebibyte(PiB) to Petabyte(PB)?expand_more

Use the formula PB = PiB x 10245 / 10005 to convert Pebibyte to Petabyte.

Which is bigger, Pebibyte(PiB) or Petabyte(PB)?expand_more

Pebibyte is bigger than Petabyte. One Pebibyte contains 1.125899906842624 Petabytes.

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