Overview of the Java Persistence API
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE) 8
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Overview of the Java Persistence API

The Java Persistence API provides Java developers with an object/relational mapping facility for managing relational data in Java applications. Java Persistence consists of four areas:

  • The Java Persistence API

  • The query language

  • The Java Persistence Criteria API

  • Object/relational mapping metadata


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