Chapter 18. Using a Second-Level Cache with Java Persistence API Applications
This chapter explains how to modify the second-level cache mode settings to improve the performance of applications that use the Java Persistence API.
The following topics are addressed here:
Overview of the Second-Level Cache
A second-level cache is a local store of entity data managed by the persistence provider to improve application performance. A second-level cache helps improve performance by avoiding expensive database calls, keeping the entity data local to the application. A second-level cache is typically transparent to the application, ...