Azure Storage services

By now, we see there are 4 storage services on Microsoft Azure:

Azure Blobs: A massively scalable object store for text and binary data.

Azure Files
: Managed file shares for cloud or on-premises deployments.

Azure Queues
: A messaging store for reliable messaging between application components.

Azure Tables
: A NoSQL store for schemaless storage of structured data.

If you don’t know how to use them well, Microsoft has alreay provided nice information which is “Deciding when to use Azure Blobs, Azure Files, or Azure Disks”.

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How big the digital size is?

Before our disk storage size was 360KB, 720KB, 1.44MB… etc., later we used XXX MB, GB, currently the popular size unit is TB, so what will be after TB ? How big the digital size can be?

The following is all size unit which we can collect:

Symbol Value Binary
kilobyte (kB) 103 210
gigabyte (GB) 109 230
terabyte (TB) 1012 240
petabyte (PB) 1015 250
exabyte (EB) 1018 260
zettabyte (ZB) 1021 270
yottabyte (YB) 1024 280