Now that the JPA 2.2 Review Ballot was approved let’s start analyzing some of the new additions to the standard which have been supported by Hibernate for quite some time already. 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.
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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 conversations 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.
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