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Friday, August 22 • 10:45am - 11:35am
A Duel of Two Libraries - Cairo vs. Skia: Which Draws Faster? - Bryce Harrington, Samsung

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Cairo is used extensively throughout the Linux desktop for 2D rendering, but Chromium's Skia drawing library claims to provide a higher performance alternative for rendering web content.

This talk will present a performance comparison tool developed at Samsung for conducting comparative performance studies between the two libraries. We'll review results on several platforms using EGL, GLX, and software-based backends for specific performance bottlenecks, and explore whether a library designed for web rendering might have relevance for desktop graphics needs as well. 

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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 →

Friday August 22, 2014 10:45am - 11:35am CDT
Sheraton Ballroom III

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