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Big Numbers

From ALICE Documentation

Big Numbers

Prefix Example: bytes
K kilo, 103, thousand 1KB very small
M mega, 106, million 1MB L2 cache per core
G giga, 109, million 384GB memory per node
T tera, 1012, trillion 10 TB disk space for scratch data
P peta, 1015, quadrillion 4 PB aggregate storage
E exa, 1018, quintillion Exascale systems current research area