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What is Hibernate?

Hibernate is a suite of open source projects around domain models. The flagship project is Hibernate ORM, the Object Relational Mapper.
Hibernate is a tool in the Object Relational Mapper (ORM) category of a tech stack.

Who uses Hibernate?

201 companies reportedly use Hibernate in their tech stacks, including Platform, Backbase, and RatePAY GmbH.

1010 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Hibernate.

Hibernate Integrations

Java, Spring Framework, Spring MVC, Quarkus, and TimescaleDB are some of the popular tools that integrate with Hibernate. Here's a list of all 9 tools that integrate with Hibernate.
Pros of Hibernate
Easy ORM
Easy transaction definition
Is integrated with spring jpa

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Hibernate Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Hibernate?
It is a first class persistence framework with support for custom SQL, stored procedures and advanced mappings. It eliminates almost all of the JDBC code and manual setting of parameters and retrieval of results. It can use simple XML or Annotations for configuration and map primitives, Map interfaces and Java POJOs (Plain Old Java Objects) to database records.
A key element of Spring is infrastructural support at the application level: Spring focuses on the "plumbing" of enterprise applications so that teams can focus on application-level business logic, without unnecessary ties to specific deployment environments.
Sequelize is a promise-based ORM for Node.js and io.js. It supports the dialects PostgreSQL, MySQL, MariaDB, SQLite and MSSQL and features solid transaction support, relations, read replication and more.
SQLAlchemy is the Python SQL toolkit and Object Relational Mapper that gives application developers the full power and flexibility of SQL.
Entity Framework
It is an object-relational mapper that enables .NET developers to work with relational data using domain-specific objects. It eliminates the need for most of the data-access code that developers usually need to write.
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Hibernate's Followers
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