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Beginning Hibernate: From Novice to Professional by Jeff Linwood, Dave Minter

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CHAPTER 11Filtering the Resultsof Searches

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—but Hibernate offers a centralized management system for them.

Unlike database views, Hibernate filters can be enabled or disabled during a Hibernate session. In addition, Hibernate filters can be parameterized, which is particularly useful when you are building applications on top of Hibernate that use security roles or ...

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