Nested Loop Join Algorithm

Introduction In this article, we are going to see how the Nested Loop Join Algorithm works and when it’s suitable for a relational database system to employ it in order to execute an SQL JOIN query.

Connection Monitoring with JPA and Hibernate

Introduction In this article, I’m going to show you how you can set up connection monitoring for your JPA and Hibernate application, no matter if you are using Spring or other application frameworks.

Maven and Gradle Hibernate Enhance Plugin

Introduction In this article, I’m going to explain how the configure the Maven and Gradle Hibernate Enhance Plugin. The goal of the Hibernate Enhance plugin is to instrument the JPA entity bytecode in order to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the associated data access operations.

Hibernate LazyToOne annotation

Introduction In this article, I’m going to explain how the Hibernate LazyToOne annotation works and why you should use NO_PROXY lazy loading with bytecode enhancement. Without the LazyToOneOption.NO_PROXY annotation, the parent-side of a @OneToOne association is always going to be fetched eagerly even if you set it to FetchType.LAZY and enabled bytecode enhancement lazy loading.