109 is, of course 1,000,000,000. One million K is 1,024,000,000. One thousand megabytes is 1,048,576,000. 230 is 1,073,741,824. And on my new V20z boxes, a “gigabyte” is 1,073,238,016 bytes. Further discussion at the Wikipedia.

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