Java Persistence with Hibernate

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Manning Publications Company, May 1, 2015 - Computers - 608 pages
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Summary

Java Persistence with Hibernate, Second Edition explores Hibernate by developing an application that ties together hundreds of individual examples. In this revised edition, authors Christian Bauer, Gavin King, and Gary Gregory cover Hibernate 5 in detail with the Java Persistence 2.1 standard (JSR 338). All examples have been updated for the latest Hibernate and Java EE specification versions.

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Persistence-the ability of data to outlive an instance of a program-is central to modern applications. Hibernate, the most popular Java persistence tool, offers automatic and transparent object/relational mapping, making it a snap to work with SQL databases in Java applications.

About the Book

Java Persistence with Hibernate, Second Edition explores Hibernate by developing an application that ties together hundreds of individual examples. You'll immediately dig into the rich programming model of Hibernate, working through mappings, queries, fetching strategies, transactions, conversations, caching, and more. Along the way you'll find a well-illustrated discussion of best practices in database design and optimization techniques. In this revised edition, authors Christian Bauer, Gavin King, and Gary Gregory cover Hibernate 5 in detail with the Java Persistence 2.1 standard (JSR 338). All examples have been updated for the latest Hibernate and Java EE specification versions.

What's Inside

  • Object/relational mapping concepts
  • Efficient database application design
  • Comprehensive Hibernate and Java Persistence reference
  • Integration of Java Persistence with EJB, CDI, JSF, and JAX-RS * Unmatched breadth and depth

About the Reader

The book assumes a working knowledge of Java.

About the Authors

Christian Bauer is a member of the Hibernate developer team and a trainer and consultant. Gavin King is the founder of the Hibernate project and a member of the Java Persistence expert group (JSR 220). Gary Gregory is a principal software engineer working on application servers and legacy integration.

Table of Contents

PART 1 GETTING STARTED WITH ORM
  • Understanding object/relational persistence
  • Starting a project
  • Domain models and metadata
  • PART 2 MAPPING STRATEGIES
  • Mapping persistent classes
  • Mapping value types
  • Mapping inheritance
  • Mapping collections and entity associations
  • Advanced entity association mappings
  • Complex and legacy schemas
  • PART 3 TRANSACTIONAL DATA PROCESSING
  • Managing data
  • Transactions and concurrency
  • Fetch plans, strategies, and profiles
  • Filtering data
  • PART 4 WRITING QUERIES
  • Creating and executing queries
  • The query languages
  • Advanced query options
  • Customizing SQL

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About the author (2015)

Christian Bauer is a member of the Hibernate developer team. He works as a trainer, consultant, and product manager for Hibernate, EJB 3.0, and JBoss Team at JBoss, a division of Red Hat.

Gavin King is the founder of the Hibernate project and a member of the original Java Persistence expert group (JSR 220). He also led the standardization effort of CDI (JSR 299). Gavin is currently creating a new programming language for business applications called Ceylon.

Gary Gregory is a software engineer at Rocket Software working on application servers and legacy integration. He is the co-author of JUnit in Action and Spring Batch in Action, and a member of the project management committees for the Apache Software Foundation project Commons, Xalan and Logging Services.

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