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JPA Reference (JavaDoc)

This reference contains the API documentation (similar to JavaDoc) of the Java Persistence API (JPA) 2.0. The content is derived from the original JPA documentation (in the EclipseLink JPA 2 RI) with some additions and notes.

The four most basic JPA types are:

All the other JPA types are organized into the following sections:

The purpose of these documentation pages is to serve as a reference.
In order to learn how to use JPA and ObjectDB please read the ObjectDB manual.


This documentation page is derived (with some adjustments) from the open source JPA 2 RI (EclipseLink)
and is available under the terms of the Eclipse Public License, v. 1.0 and Eclipse Distribution License, v. 1.0.
Object Relational Mapping (ORM) JPA 2 providers include Hibernate, EclipseLink, TopLink, OpenJPA and DataNucleus.
Object DB is not an ORM JPA implementation but an Object Database for Java with built in JPA 2 support.