The Persistence Life Cycle
In this chapter, we discuss the life cycle of persistent objects in Hibernate. These persistent objects can be POJOs without any special marker interfaces or inheritance related to Hibernate. Part of Hibernate’s popularity comes from its ability to work with a normal object model.
We also discuss the methods of the Session interface that are used for creating, retrieving, updating, and deleting persistent objects from Hibernate.
Introducing the Life Cycle
After adding Hibernate to your application, you do not need to change your existing Java object model to add persistence marker interfaces or any other type ...