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8. Working with JPA

K. Siva Prasad Reddy

(1)Hyderabad, India

The Java Persistence API (JPA) is an Object Relational Mapping (ORM) framework that’s part of the Java EE platform. JPA simplifies the implementation of the data access layer by letting developers work with an object oriented API instead of writing SQL queries by hand. The most popular JPA implementations are Hibernate, EclipseLink, and OpenJPA.

The Spring framework provides a Spring ORM module to integrate easily with ORM frameworks. You can also use Spring's declarative transaction management capabilities with JPA. In addition to the Spring ORM module, the Spring data ...

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