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Sunday, January 27 • 2:00pm - 2:25pm
SPICE smart streaming

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In order to more easily accommodate compositing desktops, the SPICE remote desktop software switched to a model where the whole desktop is being captured in a video stream. Many things can go wrong along the way, from bad network conditions to a client that is too slow to decode the incoming stream. Smart streaming is designed to detect such conditions and adjust encoding parameters in order to optimize the stream being sent.

This session will show the results of this research, but also explain how real-time instrumentation, live tweaking of parameters and an improved build system were instrumental in understanding what how the whole client-server system reacts to degraded environments.

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Christophe de Dinechin

Senior Principal Software Engineer, Red Hat
Christophe de Dinechin works at Red Hat primarily on Kata Containers and its integration into OpenShift, as well as on Confidential Containers. He co-presented a talk at the KVM Forum 2021 titled "Don't peek into my container". He also has a strong interest in virtualisation, performance... Read More →

Sunday January 27, 2019 2:00pm - 2:25pm CET