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Hibernate is a popular persistence engine that provides a simple, yet powerful, alternative to standard entity beans.
Hibernate can run in almost any application server or even outside an application server completely. Hibernate is very simple, but when running in JBoss, you can choose to deploy your application as a Hibernate archive, called a HAR file, and make Hibernate’s simple usage even simpler. JBoss can manage your Hibernate session and other configuration details, allowing you to use Hibernate objects with minimal setup.
The Hibernate archive instantiates and configures a ...