Hibernate Hello World Example

Hibernate is one of the implementations of JPA.  In this article we will learn see how to write a Hello World Example.

What is the Difference Between Hibernate and JPA

JPA stands for Java persistance API and it is the J2EE standard for writing data to database using Java based application.  Hibernate is one of the most popular framework to write data to database.

Usually we hear JPA and Hibernate being mentioned together.  At the same time there is lot of confusion on what is the difference between JPA and Hibernate.  In this tutorial you will learn what is the difference between JPA and Hibernate.

Here are the topics you will learn –

  1. What is JPA?
  2. What is Hibernate?
  3. What are the differences between JPA and Hibernate?