Question

Droplet Transfer prefix using binary or decimal notation?

Is the “TB” Transfer listed on droplet pricing meant to represent the decimal notation for terra (10^12 or 1000^4), or the binary notation (1024^4)?

More simply does 3 TB mean 3,000,000,000,000 bytes or 3,298,534,883,328 bytes

The second being more appropriately labeled as 3 TiB (or Tebibytes).


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@nicholis

I’m actually not 100% sure as it pertains to DigitalOcean, though most providers use 1GB = 1,000MB unless explicitly advertised otherwise, so 3TB would come out as 3,000GB.

@ryanpg - Care to chime in on this one?