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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What we can expect from Hibernate OGM and data persistence in 2015
09 Mar 2015
Podcast - Emmanuel Bernard discusses the Hibernate OGM project and how it has progressed since it was initially envisioned back in 2011.
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The challenge of managing distributed data can only be solved with NoSQL solutions
18 May 2015
Feature - Managing data over large geographic areas where latency and reliability problems exist is a major challenge for relational databases, but fortunately, NoSQL databases are solving the problem of managing distributed data.
04 May 2015
Tutorial - Sometimes great frameworks like JSF, Wicket or Spring MVC make simple tasks surprisingly difficult to do. With JavaServer Faces, the simple task of invoking a method on a managed bean is actually a bit of a chore. In this tutorial, we tackle that chore...
Advanced JSF Tutorial: The single page interface (SPI) with Facelets, Ajax and HTML5
07 Sep 2014
Tutorial - Some say it's impossible, but if you really understand the technology, you will realize that creating a single page interface (SPI) with JSF, Facelets, Ajax and HTML really isn't all that hard. In fact, JavaServer Faces makes it pretty easy!
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JSF best practices for optimizing mobile application performance
04 Nov 2014
Tip - More and more applications are being built using the JSF frameworks, but traditional development approaches can create bottlenecks. Here we explore some tips and best practices for optimizing the performance of JSF based mobile applications.
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.