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Java Persistence for Relational Databases

  • Authors

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxv
  2. Richard Sperko
    Pages 35-61
  3. Richard Sperko
    Pages 63-79
  4. Richard Sperko
    Pages 81-98
  5. Richard Sperko
    Pages 99-122
  6. Richard Sperko
    Pages 123-137
  7. Richard Sperko
    Pages 175-190
  8. Richard Sperko
    Pages 191-217
  9. Richard Sperko
    Pages 307-318
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 319-337

About this book


Java Persistence for Relational Databases is chock full of best practices and patterns, for those of you who want to connect to databases using Java! Coverage includes various database-related APIs for Java, like JDO, JDBC (including the newest 3.0 APIs), and CMP (“Container Managed Persistence” with EJB).

All those things you developers have wanted to know—but were afraid to ask—are featured inside this book. It offers a realistic and multi-angled look at persisting Java objects. Whether your environment requires you to use JDO, CMP, Castor, or to hand-code a persistence layer using JDBC, the answers all lie inside this book.


Enterprise JavaBeans Java Java Data Objects JavaBeans Open Source container databases design design pattern design patterns object relational database

About the authors

Richard Sperko is an architect-level consultant for Centare Group, Ltd. Richard has 11 years of software development experience and has been working with emerging technologies that entire time. He has extensive knowledge in Java/J2EE and other object-oriented technologies. He is certified as a Sun Microsystems Java Developer and working on his Sun Microsystems Java Architect and Microsoft Certified Application Developer certifications. He spends as much time as he can with his lovely wife and beautiful son.

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From the reviews:

"Richard Sperko’s Java Persistence for Relational Databases does an admirable job of outlining the problems and of explaining what the different solutions have to offer. … In addition, the book provides good coverage of EJB, JDO … . In all this is a highly accessible, wide-ranging and interesting introduction to object persistence and Java." (Application Development Advisor, November/December, 2003)