This chapter describes how to use EclipseLink as the persistence provider for applications deployed to Oracle GlassFish Server.
This chapter contains the following sections:
Users want to run applications that employ JPA on Oracle GlassFish Server.
The Oracle GlassFish platform provides full support for EclipseLink. Developers writing applications for the GlassFish Server platform can achieve full Java-to-data source integration that complies with the Java Persistence API (JPA) 2.0 specification. EclipseLink allows you to integrate Java applications with any data source, without compromising ideal application design or data integrity.
GlassFish Server 3.1.2.
EclipseLink 2.3.0 or later.
Any compliant JDBC database including Oracle Database, Oracle Database Express Edition, MySQL, and so on.
While it is not required, you may want to use a Java EE integrated development environment (IDE) for convenience during development.