Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via Twitter or contacted via MichaelLarabel.com.
As was mentioned previously in the Phoronix News, there were speculations AIGLX or Accelerated Indirect GL X could run atop Compiz/XGL. Rumors initially were that these were two impeding projects and would ultimately be Red Hat versus Novell competition, however, this is simply not the case. Christopher Blizzard has posted that Kristian has managed to get Compiz running on AIGLX from the Fedora Rendering Project. It did not require many modifications and more information is available on the Free Desktop mailing list.