Spring read-only transaction Hibernate optimization

Introduction

In this article, I’m going to explain how the Spring read-only transaction Hibernate optimization works.

After taking a look at what the Spring framework does when enabling the readOnly attribute on the @Transactional annotation, I realized that only the Hibernate flush mode is set to FlushType.MANUAL without propagating the read-only flag further to the Hibernate Session.

So, in the true spirit of open-source software developer, I decided it’s time to make a change.

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Hibernate performance tuning tips

Introduction

In this article, I’m going to summarise the most common Hibernate performance tuning tips that can help you speed up your data access layer.

While getting started with JPA and Hibernate is fairly easy, if you want to get the most out of your data access layer, it’s very important to understand how the JPA provider works, as well as the configuration properties that can help you optimize application performance.

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How to map the PostgreSQL inet type with JPA and Hibernate

Introduction

In this article, we are going to see how to map the PostgreSQL inet type with JPA and Hibernate. Traditionally, PostgreSQL has been offering more column types than other relational database systems.

Previously, I showed you how to map JSON and ARRAY as Hibernate Types, and mapping the PostgreSQL inet type is going to be just as easy.

You don’t even have to implement these types since they are available via the hibernate-types project.

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The best way to clone or duplicate an entity with JPA and Hibernate

Introduction

Have you ever wondered how to clone an entity with JPA or Hibernate? Recently, I stumbled upon this Hibernate forum question and it reminded me that this was a common requirement when working with JPA and Hibernate.

In this article, we are going to see the best way to clone a JPA entity with JPA and Hibernate.

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