Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Ancient and Modern Meet in These Photographs of the Holy Land

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Ancient and Modern Meet in These Photographs of the Holy Land

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Roger Grasas has been traveling around the Middle East with his camera since 2005, documenting the region’s diverse peoples and landscapes. For his latest series, “Ha Aretz”—Aramaic for “The Promised Land”—the Spanish photographer decided to journey through the six countries that now constitute the world described in the Scriptures: Israel, Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, and…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Data processing on modern hardware

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Data processing on modern hardware

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If you had to design a new database system optimized for the hardware we have today, how would you do it? And what is the new hardware you should care about? This was the topic of a seminar I attended last week in Germany at Dagstuhl. Here are some thoughts: You can try to offload…