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Beginning Hibernate: For Hibernate 5 by Dave Minter, Jeff Linwood, Joseph B. Ottinger

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© Joseph B. Ottinger, Jeff Linwood and Dave Minter 2016

Joseph B. Ottinger, Jeff Linwood and Dave Minter, Beginning Hibernate, 10.1007/978-1-4842-2319-2_11

11. Filtering the Results of Searches

Joseph B. Ottinger, Jeff Linwood2 and Dave Minter3

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Your application will often need to process only a subset of the data in the database tables. In these cases, you can create a Hibernate filter to eliminate the unwanted data. Filters provide a way for your application to limit the results of a query to data that passes the filter’s criteria. Filters are not a new concept — you can achieve much the same effect using SQL database views or, well, named queries — but Hibernate offers a centralized ...

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