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Hibernate mapping sort / order-by?

Vijay Kashyap
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Joined: Jul 30, 2001
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What should I use (sort or order-by) if I need to fetch a Set(one-to-many mapping)? How is sort different from order-by?

pascal betz
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Joined: Jun 19, 2001
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from hibernate doc:

order-by="column_name asc|desc"

order by is SQL order by, performed in DB
sort is in memory sorting based on natural order or trough a comparator class.

Vijay Kashyap
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Joined: Jul 30, 2001
Posts: 74

Why didn't it strike my mind before

Thxs Pascal
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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