What’s new in JPA 2.2 – Java 8 Date and Time Types

Introduction In this article, we are going to see how JPA 2.2 Date/Time works, and which types you need to use depending on your business case requirements.

How to store date, time, and timestamps in UTC time zone with JDBC and Hibernate

Introduction Dealing with time zones is always challenging. As a rule of thumb, it’s much easier if all date/time values are stored in the UTC format, and, if necessary, dealing with time zone conversions in the UI only. This article is going to demonstrate how you can accomplish this task with JDBC and the awesome hibernate.jdbc.time_zone configuration property.