EclipseLink 2.1: Advanced JPA
This page captures the work planned for EclipseLink 2.1 under the them of advanced JPA. The goal is to increase the number of advanced ORM features that can be accessed through JPA leveraging standard extension points, custom annotations, and custom XML.
- Historical EntityManager
- EMF Broker
- Additional Join (filter) on entity types and relationship mappings
- Instantiation Policy
- Historical Mapping
- Unary Table Sequencing
- Define additional FetchGroups using annotations or XML
- Additional operators
- user defined operators
The following bugs are a prioritized list of features that are to be worked on for the 2.1 release. NOTE: The complete list will not be completed only those starting from the top that can be addressed in time.
Database Specific Features
- Spatial mapping and querying
- XML Type mapping and querying