60 years of COBOL – past, present, and future

Introduction 60 years of COBOL, and, most likely, it’s here for the future. In this article, we have the pleasure of interviewing Adrian Tot about the past, present, and future of this technology that still has a very significant impact on our day-to-day business operations. As software developers, we dream of using the latest technologies to solve various business use cases. However, lots of software systems still run on COBOL, a 60-year old English-like data processing language inspired by Grace Hopper’s idea of having a programming language that’s machine-independent. Every now and… Read More

High-Performance Java Persistence Newsletter, Issue 19

Introduction Welcome to a new issue of the High-Performance Java Persistence Newsletter in which we share articles, videos, workshops, and StackOverflow answers that are very relevant to any developer who interacts with a database system using Java.

Hibernate Session doWork and doReturningWork methods

Introduction In this article, I’m going to explain how the Hibernate Session doWork and doReturningWork methods work, and when you should use them.