# PB to PiB → CONVERT Petabytes to Pebibytes

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info 1 PB is equal to 0.88817841970012523233890533447265625 PiB
Input Petabyte (PB) - and press Enter.
Petabyte (decimal) --> Pebibyte (binary)

## Petabyte (PB) Versus Pebibyte (PiB) - Comparison

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

Petabytes is a "decimal" unit where as Pebibytes is a "binary" unit. One Petabyte is equal to 1000^5 bytes. One Pebibyte is equal to 1024^5 bytes. There are 1.125899906842624 Petabyte in one Pebibyte. Find more details on below table.

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

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

The PB to PiB Calculator Tool provides a convenient solution for effortlessly converting data units from Petabyte (PB) to Pebibyte (PiB). 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 (Pebibyte) data units.

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

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

diamond CONVERSION FORMULA PiB = PB x 10005 ÷ 10245

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

FORMULA

Pebibytes = Petabytes x 10005 ÷ 10245

STEP 1

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

STEP 2

Pebibytes = Petabytes x 1000000000000000 ÷ 1125899906842624

STEP 3

Pebibytes = Petabytes x 0.88817841970012523233890533447265625

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

1. = 1 x 10005 ÷ 10245
2. = 1 x (1000x1000x1000x1000x1000) ÷ (1024x1024x1024x1024x1024)
3. = 1 x 1000000000000000 ÷ 1125899906842624
4. = 1 x 0.88817841970012523233890533447265625
5. = 0.88817841970012523233890533447265625
6. i.e. 1 PB is equal to 0.88817841970012523233890533447265625 PiB.

Note : Result rounded off to 40 decimal positions.

You can employ the formula and steps mentioned above to convert Petabytes to Pebibytes 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 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.

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

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

A B C
1 Petabyte (PB) Pebibyte (PiB)
2 1 =A2 * 0.88817841970012523233890533447265625
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 Pebibyte (PiB) Conversion

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

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

The first line of code will prompt the user to enter the Petabyte (PB) as an input. The value of Pebibyte (PiB) 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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