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EclipseLink JPA

Database and Application Server Support

EclipseLink supports a number of database platforms and application servers, as described below.

Database Support

EclipseLink supports any relational database that is compliant with SQL and has a compliant JDBC driver. EclipseLink has extended support for several database platforms. The extended support mainly consists of providing native sequencing support, schema creation, and certain database functions. These platform classes can be found in the [org.eclipse.persistence.platform.database] and other org.eclipse.persistence.platform.database.* packages.

The following databases are supported. For more infomration, see the Javadoc for the support for each platform.

Click the names below to see the Javadoc that describes the support for that platform: <! This is the list from http://wiki.eclipse.org/index.php?title=EclipseLink/FAQ/JPA&action=edit These include:
  • Oracle
  • Oracle JDBC (8, 9, 10, 11)
  • MySQL
  • PostgreSQL
  • Derby
  • DB2
  • DB2 (mainframe)
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Sybase
  • Informix
  • SQL Anywhere
  • HSQL
  • H2
  • Firebird
  • Microsoft Access
  • Attunity
  • Cloudscape
  • DBase
  • PointBase
  • TimesTen
  • Symfoware
  • MaxDB
--> It also possible to extend EclipseLink to add extended support for additional platforms. There are also several user contributed platforms in the EclipseLink incubator project. See Platform Incubator. EclipseLink has extended support for Oracle JDBC drivers. Including:
  • LOB's
  • NChar's
  • XMLType's
  • Native batch writing
  • Structured object-relational data-types
  • PLSQL data-types and stored procedures
  • VPD, RAC, proxy authentication
  • XDK XML parser

Application SErver Support

EclipseLink can be used with any Java EE application server that meets the software requirements through the EclipseLink API.

There is EclipseLink-specific integration support for the following servers:

Version: 2.2.0 DRAFT
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