1 Reply Latest reply on May 23, 2009 12:40 PM by Arshad Mahmood

    jpa and hibernate

    madhu reddy Newbie
            I have a doubt regarding jpa and hibernate.When come to seam frame work why seam integrates both jpa and hibernate.which functionalities come under jpa and which functionalities come under and hibernate regarding seam frame work.
              What is the main difference between jpa and hibernate.

      Thanks & Regards
        • 1. Re: jpa and hibernate
          Arshad Mahmood Newbie


          JPA is a specification. Hibernate is an implementation of that specification (so is Oracle TopLink). Hibernate is preferred for seam because it has an extra feature called manual flush mode (not a part of the JPA spec), this makes life a lot easier when dealing with conversations.