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EclipseLink/FAQ/DBWS

EclipseLink Database Web Services (DBWS)

Overview

For the current version, see: Developing Persistence Architectures Using EclipseLink Database Web Services, Release 2.4

For EclispeLink DBWS Overview, see http://www.eclipse.org/eclipselink/documentation/2.4/dbws/overview.htm

Design Documentation

Design Docs

Who uses this feature?

Anyone who wishes to expose a database artifact as a Web Service.

Why do they use it?

EclipseLink DBWS provides a simple light-weight metadata model that requires no Java programming, yet is highly extensible.

What technologies apply?

EclipseLink ORM, OXM, XRM, JAX-WS

Using the EclipseLink DBWS design-time tools requires JDK 1.6 (or higher).