EclipseLink Solutions Guide for EclipseLink
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13 Using an External MetaData Source

This chapter provides instructions for storing mapping information in a metadata source that is external to the running application, so you can dynamically override or extend mappings in a deployed application.

This chapter contains the following sections:

Use Case

Users want to establish a SaaS environment, where applications are shared by multiple clients.


Employ EclipseLink SaaS features, such as extensibility, multi-tenancy, and external metadata sources.