Data Byte Defined
A data byte is a unit of measurement that contains eight bits, or a series of eight zeros and ones. A byte can be represented as a character such as a number, letter or typographic symbol.
Each byte can hold a string of bits that need to be used in a larger unit for application purposes. A bit is the smallest unit of data in a computer and has a single binary value. Depending on the capabilities, some computer processors can handle two-byte or single-byte instructions.
There are nine types of bytes.
In Data Defined, we help make the complex world of data more accessible by explaining some of the most complex aspects of the field.
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