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Usage of inheritance in hibernate

 
Rithanya Laxmi
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Hi,

When to use the hibernate inheritance table per class, subclass and concreate class? I havent seen it is beern used in any of my previous hibernate projects. Hence please clarify.

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Emanuel Kadziela
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Why don't you read this hibernate documentation on inheritance and the various strategies first, and then ask more specific questions if you don't understand the finer details.
 
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Thanks. I know about hibernate inheritance, but I don't know at what situation we need to use inheritance and which one of them? Please clarify.
 
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A Google search of "choosing the right hibernate inheritance strategy" yields this result in around 10th place: http://what-when-how.com/hibernate/inheritance-and-custom-types-hibernate/, an article with a great wealth of information on pros and cons of each strategy, details on their implementations and configurations, and other related advice and information.
 
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