exaflood means: This term refers to an ever-increasing stream of data sent via the Internet. Exabyte is the base for “exaflood”. Bret Swanson created the term “exaflood” in an editorial for Wall Street Journal. It is based upon exabyte one quintillion bits. While the Internet’s bandwidth is small and vulnerable to “flooding”, the amount of information that people download, upload and share is increasing at an alarming rate. (in Community Dictionary, added by Molly Serrano)