How to call SQL Server 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 Devoxx France 2016

Devoxx France 2016 I’ve just got back from Devoxx France, and I’m happy I got the chance to participate in such an event. The conference was really big (around 2500 participants) with many speakers from all around the world. It’s all about the people The best thing about going to a conference is the chance of meeting in person so many people that I only knew them from reading their blogs, using their frameworks, or from Twitter. I met Emmanuel Bernard, whose talks managed to fill in a whole amphitheater: I got… Read More

How to run database integration tests 20 times faster

Introduction In-memory databases such as H2, HSQLDB, and Derby are great to speed up integration tests. Although most database queries can be run against these in-memory databases, many enterprise systems make use of complex native queries which can only be tested against an actual production-like relational database. In this post, I’m going to show you how you can run PostgreSQL and MySQL integration tests almost as fast as any in-memory database.

High-Performance Java Persistence – Chapter 15 – Fetching

Part 2, Chapter 15 Every new chapter of my book is released right after it’s being completed, so the reader doesn’t have to wait for the whole part to be finished to get access to new material. Table of content This chapter explains how fetching works in Hibernate.