Hibernate framework is an object/relational mapping library (ORM) for the Java language. It provides a object/relational persistence query service. With hibernate, you can map an object-oriented domain model to a traditional relational database. It is an open source product developed by Red Hat. Data is one of the most valuable assets a company has, and with Hibernate you can put it to good use in Java applications. In this section on Hibernate, get news, research, and tutorials on the Hibernate framework and read tips and advice to find out how it can help your applications make the best use of the data available.
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The JPA 2.0 EntityManager vs. the Hibernate Session: Which one to use?
24 Jun 2013
News - The question for data persistence experts using JPA 2.0 is whether they should be using the EntityManager or the Hibernate Session from JBoss for ORM.
The evolution of portal based application development tools and technologies
01 Nov 2012
News - How has portal technology changed in the past five or six years? You might think the big change is with the API, and the support portlet applications have for new scripting languages and AJAX support. But Liferay's Richard Sezov has a different...
Big Data takes center stage at the 2012 Liferay Symposium
18 Oct 2012
News - Unlike past years, in 2012, Big Data technologies are making a name for themselves at portal technology conferences. Why? Content continues to amass, and standard CMS systems can't cope. Once again, it's Big Data to the rescue.
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Creating pages based on a JSF template: Using the Facelets ui:define tag
20 Jul 2014
Tutorial - What do you do once you've set up a handsome page template using the Facelets functions that come with JSF 2.x? Well, you start creating new pages, meshing those ui:define tags in with ui:composition and ui:insert. It's easier than it sounds, trust me.
Turning a web page into a JSF 2.0 template with Facelets
19 Jul 2014
Tutorial - How do you take a web page and turn it into a template using Facelets as the template engine? It takes some JSF, some HTML, maybe some CSS, and lots of JSF UI tags, but overall, it's an easy and simple process if you follow this tutorial.
Freezer: Putting object relational mapping (ORM) tools to the test
03 Jul 2014
Feature - Freezer is a code generator that constructs the persistence layer of a Java application: DAOs, DTOs, database tables and database documentation. This article compares the use of the DAOs generated by Freezer, with the use of an ORM tool, like for example...
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Getting Java programmers up to speed on Java EE 7 need not be a 'Pilgrimage'
03 Jan 2014
Tip - Here we take a look at the top five features of Java EE 7 that traditional J2EE and standard edition Java developers will want to familiarize themselves. There are some cool features in Java EE 7, but they're evolutionary, not revolutionary, so a little...
Annotation versus XML configuration: Which JPA option to choose?
04 Oct 2013
Tip - A common debate in the JPA community is whether to configure applications using an XML or annotations based approach. Here are some reasons why you might want to choose XML instead.
Simplified ORM configuration with Spring, JPA and Hibernate path scanning
04 Oct 2013
Tip - Configuring Spring, JPA, Hibernate or other ORM technologies can be a challenge. One way to simplify ORM configuration is to configure package scanning for entity classes.