Red Hat
Jan 21, 2018
by Vlad Mihalcea

Welcome to the Hibernate community newsletter in which we share blog posts, forum, and StackOverflow questions that are especially relevant to our users.


The Hibernate forum has gone through a massive transformation and is powered by Discourse now.

The old forum was locked for good, and you can only use it in read-only mode.

From now on, we are waiting for you on the new Discourse-based forum.


We are proud that Hibernate was picked as the Project of the Month by SourceForge.

Jörn Hameister wrote a very good article about doing Bulk and Batch Inserts using Spring Boot.

While on the topic, I also wrote an article about building Bulk Update and Delete statements dynamically using JPA 2.1 Criteria.

For our Portuguese readers, I found this article about why we need database transactions - Porque você precisa conhecer transações?.

If you haven’t heard of it, you should know that I’ve been started the hibernate-types open-source project so that you can map JSON, ARRAY, PostgreSQL Enum Types using Hibernate.

Lately, I’ve added support for VARCHAR-backed String[ arrays when using HSQLDB].

If you want to learn about the difference between Hibernate and EclipseLink, then check out this article.

Time to upgrade

Hibernate ORM has released two new versions:

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