How to call Oracle stored procedures and functions with JPA and Hibernate

Introduction This article is part of a series of posts related to calling various relational database systems stored procedures and database functions from Hibernate. The reason for writing this down is because there are many peculiarities related to the underlying JDBC driver support and not every JPA or Hibernate feature is supported on every relational database.

Impressions from Voxxed Days Bucharest 2016

Voxxed Days came to Bucharest Romania has around 70 000 IT professionals, so it was about time we got an event such as Voxxed Days Bucharest. If I am to choose a single word to describe this conference, then I’d go for passion. Without Andra and Alex Proca putting all the energy into this, we wouldn’t have had the opportunity to meet so many passionate developers. I like conferences like Voxxed because they are targeted to local communities, and there was a fair number of Romanian and international speakers. Having Romanian speakers… Read More

How to combine the Hibernate assigned generator with a sequence or an identity column

Introduction The entity identifier can either be manually assigned, or it can be automatically generated by an identity column or a database sequence. In this post, I’ll show you how you can mix the assigned generator with an identity column or a database sequence.