What is Data Storage ? : Computer data storage, often referred to as storage or memory, is a technology by which recording media devices like hard drives, CDs, DVDs are able to retain digital data. Data Storage devices come in difference sizes from a small pendrive to big data centers, all storage data but differ in magnitude.
A piece of information or data is stored in binary representation of 0 and 1, using the binary numeral system. Numbers, pictures, audio, and nearly every data form is converted into a string of bits, or binary digits, having value of 1 or 0. The most commonly used storage unit is the byte, equal to 8 bits.
non-SI unit of data is bit or bits, Notation as Lower Case(b).
We have some handy data storage converters to perform data conversions.