Why do you need ORM tools like hibernate?
ORM stands for Object/Relational Mapping. Hibernate is open source ORM tool. ORM is technology to access the data from the database. With the help of ORM framework, business object is directly mapped to the database table. Hibernate reduces the time to perform database operations. It is implemented by using simple POJOs.
ORM tools like hibernate provides following benefits: -
· Improved performance-Lazy loading sophisticated caching, and Eager loading.
· Improved Productivity: High-level object oriented API, Less Java code to write, No SQL to write.
· Improved maintainability: less code to write.
· Improved portability: generates database ?specific SQL.