This section is explaining you the new features of JPA 2.1. The JPA 2.1 specification is coming with many new features and enhancements. The JPA 2.1 aims to make the development of persistence layer easy and maintainable. The JPA 2.1 specification is defined through the JSR-338.
What are new features of JPA 2.1?
The JPA 2.1 specification introduced many new features and enhancements. It is developed to enable the developers to make demanding applications by enterprises.
The JPA 2.1 is industry standard object/relational mapping solution for the Java and can be used with both Java SE and Java EE applications. The Java EE 7 needs JPA 2.1. So if you are planning to use the JEE 7 for application development you should use the JPA 2.1.
Here are the new features of JPA 2.1
The latest JPA 2.1 is part of JEE 7 specification and it includes many updates as compared to the earlier JPA specification. It includes many updates, new features and major functional enhancements which makes programming much easier.
Following picture shows the new features of JPA 2.1
Here are the new features and enhancements in JPA 2.1:
New features of JPQL
Benefits of JPA 2.1
Vendors supporting JPA 2.1
Currently following vendors are supporting JPA 2.1:
In this section you have learned the new features of JPA 2.1. Now you can proceed to read more JPA 2.1 tutorials.
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