20 years of Hibernate

Introduction 20 years of Hibernate and counting. On the 23rd of May 2001, Gavin King launched the first version of Hibernate. Twenty years later, Hibernate is one the most successful Java data access frameworks, having millions of developers using it on a per-daily basis.

JPA Entity Graph

Introduction In this article, I’m going to explain how you can fetch an entity association using a JPA Entity Graph and how you can build it either declaratively or programmatically.

SQL Server Foreign Key Locking

Introduction In this article, we are going to see how SQL Server Foreign Key constraints are locking the parent record when executing a child record UPDATE. This situation is specific to SQL Server and happens even when using the Read Committed Snapshot Isolation level.

High-Performance Java Persistence Newsletter, Issue 26

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.