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The Definitive Guide to Today’s Leading Persistence Technologies
Persistence in the Enterprise is a unique, up-to-date, and objective guide to building the persistence layers of enterprise applications. Drawing on their extensive experience, five leading IBM® Web development experts carefully review the issues and tradeoffs associated with persistence in large-scale, business-critical applications.
The authors offer a pragmatic, consistent comparison of each leading framework--both proprietary and open source. Writing for IT managers, architects, administrators, developers, and testers, the authors address a broad spectrum of issues, ranging from coding complexity and flexibility to scalability and licensing. In addition, they demonstrate each framework side by side, via a common example application. With their guidance, you’ll learn how to define your persistence requirements, choose the most appropriate solutions, and build systems that maximize both performance and value.
The companion web site includes sample code that implements the common example used throughout the technology evaluation chapters, 5-9.
The IBM Press developerWorks® Series is a unique undertaking in which print books and the Web are mutually supportive. The publications in this series are complemented by resources on the developerWorks Web site on ibm.com. Icons throughout the book alert the reader to these valuable resources.
About the Authors xvii
Part I A Question of Persistence
Chapter 1 A Brief History of Object-Relational Mapping 3
Chapter 2 High-Level Requirements and Persistence 19
Chapter 3 Designing Persistent Object Services 47
Chapter 4 Evaluating Your Options 87
Part II Comparing Apples to Apples
Chapter 5 JDBC 109
Chapter 6 Apache iBATIS 145
Chapter 7 Hibernate Core 199
Chapter 8 Apache OpenJPA 249
Chapter 9 pureQuery and Project Zero 311
Chapter 10 Putting Theory into Practice 357
Appendix Setting Up the Common Example 371