EclipseLink Solutions Guide for EclipseLink
Release 2.4
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Beta Draft: 2012-12-13

Introduction to the Solution

Apache OpenJPA is an open-source implementation of the Java Persistence API (JPA) specification. Both OpenJPA and EclipseLink implement standard JPA and also extend it to provide additional features. To migrate an OpenJPA application to EclipseLink, you must switch the persitence provider to EclipseLink and make certain modifications to the application, to account for the differences in OpenJPA and EclipseLink APIs.

Reasons to Migrate

Reasons why you would want to migrate from Hibernate to EclipseLink include: