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From Reinhard Pötz <>
Subject RE: Flow Database stuff ( The new FOM? )
Date Mon, 14 Jul 2003 07:40:36 GMT

From: Ugo Cei [] 

> Reinhard Pötz wrote:
> > To understand this correctly: Does e.g. Hibernate give you 
> this typed 
> > "object repository"? You only have to deal with beans and all the 
> > persistence stuff is done for you "by magic".
> No. You still have to open a Session to your database and use its 
> methods to load and store objects. What Hibernate (and other 
> ORM tools 
> like JDO, if I'm not mistaken) gives you is that now you are working 
> with POJOs (Plain Old Java Objects) instead of with 
> ResultSets or with 
> EJBs. You also map relations to object references and 
> Collections (Maps, 
> Sets, Lists) and so you manage your objects in an "idiomatic" 
> way that 
> is more friendly to us Java programmers.

Ok. Then I have to rephrase my questions more open: What is
an "object repository" in this sense?


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