# Petabytes to Kilobytes - 1 PB to kB Conversion

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Petabyte --to--> Kilobyte

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1 PB =1,000,000,000,000 kB
( Equal to 1E+12 kB )
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Calculated as → 1 x 10004 smart_display Show Stepsexpand_more

## Petabyte (PB) to Kilobyte (kB) Conversion - Formula & Steps

The PB to kB Calculator Tool provides a convenient solution for effortlessly converting data units from Petabyte (PB) to Kilobyte (kB). 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 (Petabyte) and target (Kilobyte) data units.

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

The conversion diagram provided below offers a visual representation to help you better grasp the steps involved in calculating Petabyte to Kilobyte in a simplified manner.

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÷ 1000
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÷ 1000
÷ 1000
÷ 1000
÷ 1000
÷ 1000
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Based on the provided diagram and steps outlined earlier, the formula for converting the Petabyte (PB) to Kilobyte (kB) can be expressed as follows:

diamond CONVERSION FORMULA kB = PB x 10004

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

FORMULA

Kilobytes = Petabytes x 10004

STEP 1

Kilobytes = Petabytes x (1000x1000x1000x1000)

STEP 2

Kilobytes = Petabytes x 1000000000000

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

1. = 1 x 10004
2. = 1 x (1000x1000x1000x1000)
3. = 1 x 1000000000000
4. = 1,000,000,000,000
5. i.e. 1 PB is equal to 1,000,000,000,000 kB.

Note : Result rounded off to 40 decimal positions.

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

### Unit Definitions

#### 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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#### What is Kilobyte ?

A Kilobyte (kB) is a decimal unit of digital information that is equal to 1000 bytes (or 8,000 bits) and commonly used to express the size of a file or the amount of memory used by a program. It is also used to express data transfer speeds and in the context of data storage and memory, the binary-based unit of kibibyte (KiB) is used instead.

## Excel Formula to convert from Petabyte (PB) to Kilobyte (kB)

Apply the formula as shown below to convert from 1 Petabyte (PB) to Kilobyte (kB).

A B C
1 Petabyte (PB) Kilobyte (kB)
2 1 =A2 * 1000000000000
3

If you want to perform bulk conversion locally in your system, then download and make use of above Excel template.

## Python Code for Petabyte (PB) to Kilobyte (kB) Conversion

You can use below code to convert any value in Petabyte (PB) to Petabyte (PB) in Python.

petabytes = int(input("Enter Petabytes: "))
kilobytes = petabytes * (1000*1000*1000*1000)
print("{} Petabytes = {} Kilobytes".format(petabytes,kilobytes))

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

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