Java development 2.0, Cloud storage with Amazon's SimpleDB, Part 2
Plain old object persistence with SimpleJPA
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Date archived: May 15, 2019 | First published: August 03, 2010
Modeling domain objects for almost any type of application is a breeze using a relational framework like Grails, but what about SimpleDB? In this second half of his introduction to SimpleDB, Andrew Glover shows you how to use SimpleJPA, rather than the Amazon SDK, to persist objects in SimpleDB's cloud storage. In addition to letting you use plain old Java™ objects for domain modeling (a la JPA), SimpleJPA automatically converts primitive data types into Amazon-friendly strings. You really couldn't ask for a much simpler approach to cloud storage.
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