Chapter 18. Testing JPA-based applications

Unfortunately we need to deal with the object relational (O/R) impedance mismatch, and to do so you need to understand two things: the process of mapping objects to relational databases and how to implement those mappings.

Scott W. Amber, Mapping Objects to Relational Databases: O/R Mapping In Detail

This chapter covers

  • Multilayered application testing
  • Using DbUnit to test JPA applications
  • JPA mapping tests
  • Testing JPA-based DAOs
  • Verifying JPA-generated schema

Most Java applications need to store data in persistent storage, and typically this storage is a relational database. There are many approaches to persisting the data, from executing low-level SQL statements directly to more sophisticated ...

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