Updated: 11/10/2017 by Computer Hope

A peta is a prefix used with the metric system that stands for 1,000,000,000,000,000 (quadrillion), or 1015. A good example of where this prefix is used with computers is with a PB (petabyte).

What prefix is before a peta?

A tera is the prefix used before a peta.

What prefix is after a peta?

An exa is the prefix used after a peta.

Related pages

Measurements, Pebi, Petabyte