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Ibatis and Hibernate

John Campbell
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Joined: Mar 11, 2005
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Could someone highlight the main dfferences between Hibernate and Ibatis, and scenarios where they would be preferred over each other.
Mark Spritzler

Joined: Feb 05, 2001
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Well, and take this with a grain of salt.

Ibatis is a nice tool to use for those not so big databases that you just want to create a few queries to and map those queries to objects. However, if you have a bigger database then Hibernate will give you much more features and control, which can be a blessing, but also a bigger learning curve.

Personally, I prefer Hibernate. But that is just my opinion and preference.


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