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Hibernate and class association

ben oliver
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Joined: Mar 28, 2006
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My current Traveling agent application system includes lot of class associations like

class Tour {
Flight f;
int i;
double d;
....
}

class Flight {
Log l;
int i;
double d;
....
}

class Log {
Date departure ;
Date arrival ;
....
}
The application and database start from scratch.
1. can we use hibernate to handle such complex chained object relation ? Can we easily get "Tour" information and grab all of the "Flight" and "Log" information associated with the "Tour" ?
2. should the tables be created in the same or different format from the above class struture ? which will be better ?
Paul Sturrock
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Joined: Apr 14, 2004
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1. can we use hibernate to handle such complex chained object relation ? Can we easily get "Tour" information and grab all of the "Flight" and "Log" information associated with the "Tour" ?

Yes.


2. should the tables be created in the same or different format from the above class struture ? which will be better ?

There is not really enough information here to say conclusively (Must tours have a Flight? Can they have more than one Flight? Can a Log exist independent of a Flight? etc.) but assuming the association is one to many for Tour to Flight and Flight to Log then it looks OK.


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