# How much is 0.000000016 zettabytes?

It's about two-fifths as much as The Amazon.com's databases
The amount of The Amazon.com's databases is about 0.00000003940930 zettabytes.
(largest databases only; 2005 figures)
Amazon.com maintains information on the millions of items sold on it's e-Commerce website and the websites of its affiliate companies, as well as information on customer orders and browsing history, and excerpts from nearly a quarter-billion books in databases totaling an estimated 0.00000004035510 zettabytes of data. Amazon.com receives over 615 million visits to its US website each year.
It's about three times as much as a Gap, Inc. Customer Database
The amount of a Gap, Inc. Customer Database is about 0.00000000600 zettabytes.
(a.k.a. The GAP Companies, a.k.a. Gap) (2012 figures)
The GAP Inc., the corporate parent of GAP store, Old Navy, and Banana Republic, has accumulated over 0.00000000700 zettabytes of data on almost a billion customers. The GAP, Inc remains the largest apparel retailer in the United States and was the largest in the world from the mid-1990s until about 2008.
(2006 figures) (raw imagery and indexes storage)
As of 2006, Google was storing 0.00000006570 zettabytes of raw image and index data for its satellite photo and virtual globe application, Google Earth. The application offers high resolution satellite imagery of 60% of the populated areas of the world, according to 2010 estimates.
It's about four-and-a-half times as much as Watson
The amount of Watson is about 0.00000000370 zettabytes.
(data store only)
Watson, the IBM supercomputer famous for competing against humans on the televised trivia game show Jeopardy!, utilizes 0.00000000370 zettabytes of variously-structured data to formulate answers. While "thinking", Watson processes about 0.000000000450 zettabytes of data per second.
It's about one-fifth as much as The LHC Data Generated per Second
The amount of The LHC Data Generated per Second is about 0.0000000900 zettabytes.
(a.k.a. Large Hadron Collider) (2008 figures)
Capturing millions of measurements per second on millions of subatomic particles, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) facility in Geneva generates 0.0000000900 zettabytes of data every second. Data collection arrays are placed throughout the LHC's 8.6 km (5.3 mi) circular track.
It's about one-tenth as much as The Hubble Telescope
The amount of The Hubble Telescope is about 0.000000120 zettabytes.
(a.k.a. Hubble Space Telescope, a.k.a. HST) (2008 figures)
Between its launch in 1990 and 2008, the Hubble Space Telescope gathered 0.000000110 zettabytes of images and other data about astronomical phenomena. Last upgraded during a service mission in 1999, the onboard computer of the Hubble Telescope has just 0.00000000000000180 zettabytes of operating memory (RAM) — less than most smartphones.
It's about one-tenth as much as Despicable Me
The amount of Despicable Me is about 0.0000001320 zettabytes.
(2010) (Production data)
The 2010 digitally-animated film Despicable Me was developed by Illumination Entertainment and Mac Guff Ligne and used 0.0000001320 zettabytes. The film had a running time of 95 minutes.
It's about one-tenth as much as The IRS Compliance Database
The amount of The IRS Compliance Database is about 0.000000140 zettabytes.
(a.k.a. Internal Revenue Service) (2006 figures)
The United States Internal Revenue Service's compliance database holds more than 0.000000140 zettabytes of data on tax returns and other records. Each year of tax records occupies between 0.0000000160 zettabytes.
It's about one-fifteenth as much as Pandora
The amount of Pandora is about 0.000000230 zettabytes.
Pandora, the online radio and song recommendation service, stores 0.000000230 zettabytes of music. Its music recommendation service categorizes each song in its library using 400 attributes and 2,000 attribute combinations.
It's about one-twenty-fifth as much as a Walmart's Mainframe
The amount of a Walmart's Mainframe is about 0.000000430 zettabytes.
(a.k.a. Wal-Mart, a.k.a. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc) (2004 figures)
As of 2004, Walmart had accumulated nearly 460 terabytes of data about its customers, inventory, products, and sales. According to some estimates, the total area of all Walmart stores in the United States measures 64,000,000 sq. m.
(2008 figures) (video data only)
YouTube's collection of user-generated and commercially-produced videos measures about 0.000000490 zettabytes in total data volume. Every minute, an average of 35 hours of new video content is uploaded to YouTube.
It's about one-thirty-fifth as much as The Ancestry.com's Census Records
The amount of The Ancestry.com's Census Records is about 0.000000500 zettabytes.
(2006 figures) (1790 to 1930 records only)
Updated in 2006 through a one-of-a-kind project, the genealogical research site Ancestry.com added 540 million names from records in the 1790 to 1930 US Census, capturing a total of 0.000000600 zettabytes of data. According to company estimates, the project took 6.6 million hours (750 person-years) to complete.
It's about one-fiftieth as much as a Avatar
The amount of a Avatar is about 0.000000900 zettabytes.
(a.k.a. James Cameron's Avatar, a.k.a. Avatar: An IMAX 3D experience) (production rendering data)
Using a combination of breakthrough techniques that ultimately made it the most expensive movie ever produced, the film Avatar required 0.000001000 zettabytes of storage space for its computer rendering. According to some sources, each frame of the 166-minute movie took an average of 47 person-hours to complete.