Reference Guides Summary
Summary and explanation of the OJB reference guides.
This document explains specific usage of the PB API.
This document explains specific usage of the ODMG API.
This document explains the usage of the query syntax.
Basic O/R Technique
This tutorial explains basic object-relational mapping technique in OJB like 1:1, 1:n and m:n relations, the auto-xxx settings for references and proxy objects/collections.
What OJB requires from relational databases, and how to let it know which database to use.
Detailed information about configuring the logging within OJB.
The details on how to modify OJB's behaviour. This includes changing pluggable components.
This document explains the standard mapping of JDBC types to Java classes.
The specific details of OJB metadata.
Advanced O/R Technique
This document explains some advanced O/R techniques like Polymorphism and "OJB Extents", Mapping Inheritance Hierarchies, Nested Objects and so on.
This document explains how the metadata xml file work and how the metadata information can be modified at runtime.
Specifics on what is required to deploy OJB, including deployment to EJB containers.
This document explains how OJB handles the Connection instances and how this can be user-configured.
Documentation on the different object caching implementations and strategies included with OJB.
The Sequence Manager
How to use different sequence management strategies with OJB.
The optimistic and pessimistic locking capabilities of OJB.
OJB XDoclet Module
Documentation for the OJB XDoclet module. The module can build mappings and schema.
A look at how OJB performs and how to use OJB's performance tests.
by Brian McCallister, Armin Waibel, Martin Kalén