Introduction In this article, we are going to see how you can change the @OneToOne shared primary key column name when using JPA and Hibernate. This has been a recurrent theme when answering questions about Hibernate or during my High-Performance Java Persistence training. As previously explained, the one-to-one database table relationship requires the Primary Key to be shared among the parent and the child tables. Unfortunately, just adding the JPA @OneToOne annotation in the child entity does not render a true one-to-one table relationship since a separate Foreign Key column will be… Read More
Introduction In this article, we are going to learn the best way to map a OneToOne association with JPA and Hibernate. While there are many ways you can map a one-to-one relationship with Hibernate, I’m going to demonstrate which mapping is the most efficient one from a database perspective.