It's about 200,000,000,000,000,000 times as much as an HDTV Television Show (30 Minutes)
In other words, 727 yottabytes is 194,000,000,000,000,000.00000000000000000000 times the amount of an HDTV Television Show (30 Minutes), and the amount of an HDTV Television Show (30 Minutes) is 0.00000000000000000515 times that amount.(a.k.a. High Definition television, a.k.a. HD) (digital signal, QAM-256; 30 minutes)
Broadcast cable HDTV signals contain about 0.000000000000000002080 yottabytes of data per second, or 0.000000000000003750 yottabytes in a thirty-minute television show. The first High Definition television broadcast was news footage from John Glenn's 1998 mission on the space shuttle Discovery.
It's about 349,999,999,999,999,953,862,656 times as much as a Page of Text
In other words, 727 yottabytes is 359,999,999,999,999,983,222,784.0000000000000000000000000 times the amount of a Page of Text, and the amount of a Page of Text is 0.0000000000000000000000028 times that amount.(50 lines, 50 characters per line, ASCII encoding)
A 50-character-per-line, 50-line page of Latin alphabet text requires 0.00000000000000000000210 yottabytes when digitally represented. The Google Books project, which has produced hundreds of millions of pages of digital text, used a robotic device to digitize over eight million titles at a rate of about 1,000 pages per second.
It's about 550,000,000,000,000,000,000 times as much as a Digital Photo
In other words, 727 yottabytes is 560,000,000,000,000,000,000.0000000000000000000000 times the amount of a Digital Photo, and the amount of a Digital Photo is 0.0000000000000000000018 times that amount.(5.3 megapixels, JPEG compression, 100% quality, 24 bits/pixel)
A 5.3-megapixel digital camera photo requires about 0.00000000000000000130 yottabytes of storage space. In 2010, it was expected that 90% of all professionally-taken photographs would be digital instead of film.
It's about 300,000,000,000,000,000,000 times as much as a MP3 Song
In other words, 727 yottabytes is 300,000,000,000,000,000,000.0000000000000000000000 times the amount of a MP3 Song, and the amount of a MP3 Song is 0.0000000000000000000030 times that amount.(a.k.a. MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3, a.k.a. MPEG-2 Audio Layer 3) (128 Kbps, "near-CD-quality"; 3 minutes duration; average)
A three-minute song of typical quality will be about 0.00000000000000000300 yottabytes when encoded into MP3 format. The song Tom's Diner by Suzanne Vega was used by AT&T-Bell Labs engineer Karlheinz Brandenburg to test the compression process and is considered the first MP3 song.
It's about 150,000,000,000,000,000 times as much as a DVD
In other words, 727 yottabytes is 170,000,000,000,000,000.0000000000000000000 times the amount of a DVD, and the amount of a DVD is 0.0000000000000000059 times that amount.(a.k.a. digital video disc) (single-side, single-layer; DVD-5 specification)
A typical capacity digital video disc will hold 0.00000000000000420 yottabytes of data. Such disks are 1.2 mm (0.047 in) thick.
It's about 1,000,000,000,000,000,000 times as much as a Compact Disc
In other words, 727 yottabytes is 1,137,000,000,000,000,000.0000000000000000000000 times the amount of a Compact Disc, and the amount of a Compact Disc is 0.0000000000000000008795 times that amount.(80-minute, 360,000 sector disc; "Red Book" specifications)
A typical, 80-minute capacity compact disc, commonly known as a 0.00000000000000060720 yottabytes disc will actually hold 0.00000000000000063950 yottabytes of data. Such disks are 1.2 mm (0.047 in) thick.
It's about 150,000,000,000,000,000,000 times as much as The Complete Works of William Shakespeare
In other words, 727 yottabytes is 160,000,000,000,000,000,000.0000000000000000000000 times the amount of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, and the amount of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare is 0.0000000000000000000063 times that amount.(ASCII, plain text)
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare would occupy about 0.00000000000000000460 yottabytes when written in plain text without formatting. These works include 38 definitively-attributed plays — 11 tragedies, 17 comedies, and 10 tragedies — as well as 154 sonnets and numerous other poems.