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VA Technical Reference Model v 24.4

Hibernate Object/Relational Mapping (ORM)
Hibernate Object/Relational Mapping (ORM) Technology

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Description: Hibernate Object/Relational Mapping (ORM) enables the development of persistent classes following natural object-oriented idioms, including inheritance, polymorphism, association, composition, and the Java collections framework. Hibernate ORM requires no interfaces or base classes for persistent classes and enables any class or data structure to be persistent. This technology also provides data query and retrieval facilities. Hibernate ORM generates SQL calls and relieves the developer from manual handling and object conversion of the result subset.

This technology contains portability functionality for a plethora of databases, to include: Microsoft Structured Query Language (SQL) Server, Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, CockroachDB, MariaDB, Firebird, H2, and HyperSQL databases. Hibernate ORM is not dependent on a database for use; rather, this technology provides functionality to port data to and integrate with these databases if needed.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: This technology has not been assessed by the Section 508 Office. The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v23.3
Decision Date: 03/16/2023 at 03:46:42 UTC
Aliases: Hibernate Core; Hibernate
Introduced By: Extended Tool List (ETL)
Vendor Name: Hibernate
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (03/16/2023 at 03:46:42 UTC).