69.3.2. Course Summary
Hibernate Essentials is targeted toward Java developers who must become competent with the Hibernate or the Java Persistence API object/relational persistence and query service implementation. The primary audience is intended to be Java developers who work with SQL-based database systems or database developers who are looking for an introduction to object-oriented software development. Database administrators who are interested in how ORM may affect performance and how to tune the performance of the SQL database management system and persistence layer will also find this course of value. This course covers the JBoss, Inc. implementation of the JSR-220 sub-specification for Java Persistence and it covers the foundational APIs of version 3.x of the JBoss, Inc. Hibernate product, or simply, Hibernate 3.