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Fitbit is using Hibernate for data persistence. On their engineering blog, they published an article about connection provider instrumentation. Although this is a very clever solution, in case you need a solution for monitoring connection pool usage, I’d suggest using FlexyPool instead.

I’ve run a survey on my Twitter account to find out the JPA provider market share in 2016. Just like in 2014 and 2015, Hibernate is leading by a very large margin. Thanks for choosing Hibernate, and stay tuned for even more great features.

You can use the Fluent Interface pattern with Hibernate and JPA. Check out this post for more details.

Anghel Leonard has added comprehensive list of test cases for both Hibernate ORM and OGM on his blog and GitHub repository.

Thorben Janssen wrote a series of articles related to:

Hibernate has great support for concurrency control. In this article, you can find out how you can increment a root entity version whenever any child entity is being added/removed or even modified.

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