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Posted on 2006-05-10
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What is Hibernate and how does it work. Basically from my understanding it is a middleware component That just stores the database connection as a session. If this is correct why would someone want to do that on a server that has a high hit volume?
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Siva Prasanna Kumar earned 800 total points
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Hibernate is a ORM (object relational mapping tool).

and here is a good simple tutor about it.


Thank You.
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actonwang earned 1200 total points
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>> it is a middleware component That just stores the database connection as a session
     Not exactly. Hibernate helps you to handle mapping from java object to relational db efficiently and transparently. look at this to see why hibernate is used:


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Sorry for the late late acceptance. I wanted to see if anyone else posted some interesting tutorials up.

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