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Sergey Chupov wrote a very good article about Hibernate logging, and what you need to do to enable it.

For our Portuguese readers, Rafael Ponte wrote 6 tips to maintain application portability with JPA.

If you want to use UUID with JPA and Hibernate, then this article shows you how to use a JVM or database auto-generated UUID entity identifier.

If you want to map a Lob with JPA and Hibernate, then you should definitely read this article.

The Bean Validation benchmark has been revisited, so if you’re curious how the major competitors are doing, then check out this article.

If you are interested how you can achieve database or framework portability while still benefiting from database or framework-specific features, then you should definitely read this article.

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