EclipseLink/Examples/JPA/Derby

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Running EclipseLink on the Derby Database

  • Running EclipseLink on derby has several advantages including ease of installation and small footprint for rapid development - and the fact that it is also open source like EclipseLink.
  • This tutorial is currently working with Derby 10.5.3.0.

Retrofitting an existing Java SE application to use Derby

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EE persistence.xml

SE persistence.xml

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<persistence version="1.0" xmlns="http://java.sun.com/xml/ns/persistence" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xsi:schemaLocation="http://java.sun.com/xml/ns/persistence http://java.sun.com/xml/ns/persistence/persistence_1_0.xsd">
  <persistence-unit name="dao.create.tables.derby" transaction-type="RESOURCE_LOCAL">
    <provider>org.eclipse.persistence.jpa.PersistenceProvider</provider>
    <class>org.eclipse.persistence.example.jpa.server.business.Cell</class>
    <properties>
      <property name="eclipselink.jdbc.driver" value="org.apache.derby.jdbc.ClientDriver"/>
      <property name="eclipselink.target-database" value="Derby"/>            
      <property name="eclipselink.jdbc.url" value="jdbc:derby://localhost:1527/weblogic;create=true"/>
      <property name="eclipselink.jdbc.user" value="APP"/>
      <property name="eclipselink.jdbc.password" value="APP"/>
      <property name="eclipselink.logging.level" value="ALL"/>            
      <property name="eclipselink.ddl-generation" value="drop-and-create-tables"/>
      <property name="eclipselink.ddl-generation.output-mode" value="database"/>
    </properties>
  </persistence-unit>
</persistence>

Add derby jars

  • SE: Add derby jars to the application classpath
  • EE: Add derby jars to the application server classpath (Example: for WebLogic place in the modules directory)

References

  • Originated 20091113 for Derby 10.5.3.0