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Spring Persistence with Hibernate by Ahmad Seddighi

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Hibernate as an O/R Mapping solution

For a long time, Hibernate has been the most popular persistence framework in the Java community. Hibernate aims to overcome the already mentioned impedance mismatch between object-oriented applications and relational databases.

With Hibernate, we can treat the database as an object-oriented store, thereby eliminating mapping of the object-oriented and relational environments. Hibernate is a mediator that connects the object-oriented environment to the relational environment. It provides persistence services for an application by performing all of the required operations in the communication between the object-oriented and relational environments. Storing, updating, removing, and loading can be done regardless ...

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