Most of the time when I want to talk to a database through JPA I use Spring and it is pretty simple to organise things like this: <bean id=”entityManagerFactory”  class=”org.springframework.orm.jpa.LocalContainerEntityManagerFactoryBean”> […]

Hibernate is such a cool product. I’ve been using it a few years now but I was a bit slow starting because I didn’t connect the name with the function. […]

There are lots of things I don’t like about Oracle, but some of them are historical. Back in the ’90s I wrestled with upgrading from something like Oracle 6 to […]