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Hibernate with JPA

If Java is used for enterprise class applications, accessing relational data in an effective way, the use of a good persistence framework is a very important. The Hibernate framework offers a complete object-relational mapping solution to this end. HIbernate makes use of the standard Java Persistence Architecture (JPA) of the Java EE platform.

The purpose of this course is to show the participant how a Java application can be mapped to a relational database schema with the use of the Hibernate framework combined with JPA.


No public sessions are currently scheduled. We will be pleased to set up an on-site course or to schedule an extra public session (in case of a sufficient number of candidates). Interested? Please contact ABIS.

Intended for

Architects, designers and programmers who are interested in object-relational mapping, using Hibernate and JPA.


Knowledge of Java programming (see course Java programming) and relational databases (see course SQL and relational databases fundamentals) is required. Familiarity with XML (see course XML concepts) is an advantage.

Main topics

O/R mapping • Hibernate architecture

Java Persistence Architecture: annotations • mapping • entity manager

SessionFactory • JDBC connections • logging

Persistent classes • components • relations • inheritance • collections

Different mapping options • n-n associations

Criteria Queries • HQL (Hibernate Query Language) • native SQL

Training method

Lecture and hands-on exercises. The participants will work with Java applications accessing IBM Db2, Oracle, MySQL, MariaDB or other databases.


3 days.

Course leader

Guido Indesteege; Anova.

Global score

4.1/5 (based on 59 evaluations)


Assez complet et bon équilibre entre la pratique et la théorie (, )
Bon cours - Beaucoup d'informations intéressantes (, )
Prima cursus, waarmee goed inzicht verkregen is in de fundamentals van deze materie (, )
Veel informatie - wellicht meer tijd voor oefs vooral smiddags - cusrusmateriaal is geen naslagwerk. (, )
Zeer goede docent. Inhoud sloot vrij goed aan op eigen niveau (3.5 jaar ervaring). (, )
1.Please use english when answering technical questions. 2. Exercises not always working -> need to be updated. 3. Does need to updated here and there (, )
On a touché à beaucoup de concept. Une vue global sur les possibilités en Hibernate. C'était très bien. (, )
Good introduction, of course to use JPA in a web application, it gets a lot harder than just running some basic tests in a standalone program (, )
Goed ecursus, cursus begon met inL/overzicht (, )
it's a good one (, )

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