Design enterprise applications with the EJB 3.0 Java Persistence API
JPA provides a standard OR mapping solution, formerly the domain of third-party frameworks
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Date archived: December 19, 2016 | First published: March 28, 2006
This article presents a Java™ Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE 5) design approach that leverages Enterprise JavaBeans™ (EJB) 3.0's new Java Persistence API (JPA). JPA provides a standard object-relational mapping solution that bypasses the need to rely on third-party frameworks such as Hibernate. You'll see details of a sample application that validates this approach and illustrates key design decisions.
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