Ebean – persistence for Java

Ebean is an object–relational mapping product written in Java. It is designed to be simpler to use and understand than JPA (Java Persistence API) or JDO (Java Data Objects) products.

Although Ebean has full ORM features (equivalent to JPA) it also has incorporated ‘SQL/Relational’ features.

It uses JPA mapping annotations. Extra mappings ebean provides include:
@DbJson, @DbArray, @DbPartition, @History, @WhenModified, @WhoModified, @SoftDelete, @Encrypted, and more.

This is free and open source software.

Features include:

  • Databases supported: H2, Postgres, MySql, NuoDB, PostGIS, MariaDB, SQL Server, Oracle, SAP Hana, CockroachDB, Clickhouse, Sqlite.
  • Multiple abstraction levels:
    • ORM Queries, mixed with SQL
    • DTO Queries.
    • SqlQuery and JDBC.
  • Docker test containers are available for all supported databases.
  • Database migrations – built in DB migration generation and running.
  • Type safe queries.
  • Automated query tuning.
  • Produces high-quality SQL.
  • Good performance.

Website: ebean.io
Support: Documentation, GitHub Code Repository
Developer: Ebean team
License: Apache License, Version 2.0

Ebean is written in Java. Learn Java with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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