Ray-tracing is a classic example of an embarrassingly parallel algorithm; since each pixel is typically independent of the rest, theoretically every pixel can be done in parallel (given enough core
I was having lunch at the recent LinuxCon and Plumbers conference with a colleague, bragging as usual about how much I love my home near Portland, Oregon.
What's bugging me? I'll tell you what's bugging me. It's when my dashboard dials stop working right.
This is reposted from my blog on the Yocto Project website. Please go there to access all kinds of embedded Linux goodness.
(This work was done by Vivek Lingegowda during his internship at Intel.)
After applying a new technology (a new processor, a hardware accelerator, a new instruction, etc) besides measuring the immediate performance delta one requires a method to verify that this technol
This is part of a series of blogs on Embree, a collection of high performance ray tracing kernels. Embree has been released open source since version 1.0.