A high-performance data access layer must resonate with the underlying database system. Knowing the inner workings of a relational database and the data access frameworks in use can make the difference between a high-performance enterprise application and one that barely crawls.
This video course explains how database table relationships can be mapped to entities when using JPA and Hibernate. Since not all JPA relationships are efficient, this video course will show you what associations to use and which ones to avoid.
Vlad Mihalcea is a Java Champion and one of the top Hibernate ORM project committers.
He's been answering thousands of questions about Hibernate and JPA on StackOverflow for which he's got gold badges for Hibernate, Java, and JPA tags.
Whenever he finds something interesting, he likes to share it on his personal blog. He believes in Open Source Software, and he thinks every developer should get involved, one way or the other.
If he doesn’t find a suitable tool for a job, he takes initiative and starts a new open source project, like FlexyPool.