The Open Session In View Anti-Pattern

Introduction The Open Session in View is an Anti-Pattern, and this post is going to demonstrate why it is so. First of all, let’s start with the Wikipedia definition of an Anti-Pattern: An anti-pattern (or antipattern) is a common response to a recurring problem that is usually ineffective and risks being highly counterproductive.

How to call PostgreSQL functions (stored procedures) 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.

High-Performance Java Persistence – Chapter 16 – Caching

Part 2, Chapter 16 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 enterprise caching works, from database internal buffers, to application-level caching, and the second-level cache offered by Hibernate.

The best way to log JDBC statements

Introduction Whenever you are using a data access framework that auto-generates statements on your behalf, it is mandatory to log all statements to ensure their effectiveness, as well as to assert the possible performance implications.