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Learning Vulkan by Parminder Singh

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Understanding the Vulkan application

This section will provide you with an overview of the various components that contribute to, and are helpful in building a Vulkan application.

The following block diagram shows the different component blocks and respective interconnections within the system:

Understanding the Vulkan application

Driver

A Vulkan-capable system comprises a minimum of one CPU and GPU. IHV's vendor supplies the driver of a given Vulkan specification implementation for their dedicated GPU architecture. The driver acts as an interface between the application and the device itself. It provides high-level facilities to the application so it can communicate with the device. ...

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