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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_9

9. Searches and Queries

Joseph B. Ottinger, Jeff Linwood2 and Dave Minter3

(1)Youngsville, North Carolina, USA

(2)Austin, Texas, USA

(3)London, UK

In the last chapter, we discussed how the Hibernate session is used to interact with the database. Some of the session's methods take query strings in their parameter lists or return Query objects. These methods are used to request arbitrary information from the database. In order to fully show how they’re used, we must introduce the Hibernate Query Language (HQL), used to phrase these requests. As well as extracting information (with SELECT), HQL can ...

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