EclipseLink 2.4.0 Development Plans
This page is a working document for what is being planned and developed for EclipseLink 2.4.0, which is scheduled for fall/winter 2011.
- Enhanced Schema Provisioning: Schema upgrade to handle application version upgrades. Upon request the Schmea will be extended to add additional tables, columns, indexes.
- MetadataSource support for PU Properties: During the bootstrap of a JPA persistence unit the Metadatasource will provide additional PU properties that can come from an external source to customize the PU properties used in the EntityManagerFactory creation.
- JPA 2.1: Provide early access to some of the JPA 2.1 defined features. This will dependend on the progres sthe expert group makes.
- RESTful JPA: Provide a JAX-RS solution for easily making a JPA persistence unit available through REST calls.