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Monday, October 21 • 11:30am - 12:20pm
A Detailed Look at the Cairo OpenGL Spans Compositor Performance - Bryce Harrington, Samsung

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With Cairo seeing use in Wayland and in various embedded platforms, it's worthwhile to consider Cairo's OpenGL backend for providing hardware-accelerated 2D drawing support. The cairo-gl backend comprises three different compositors: MSAA, traps, and spans. This talk compares the rendering performance of the three compositors and takes a detailed look at specific performance bottlenecks in the spans compositor, how they can be improved, and for what applications one compositor would outperform the others.


Bryce Harrington

Senior Open Source Developer, Samsung Research
Bryce is a Senior Open Source Developer at Samsung Research America's Open Source Lab. Prior to Samsung, Harrington was Canonical, Ltd.'s Technical Lead for the Ubuntu X.org team, focused on X.org maintenance for the Ubuntu distribution. He is also one of the founders of the Inkscape... Read More →

Monday October 21, 2013 11:30am - 12:20pm BST

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