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Hibernate vs IBATIS

Daniel Gee
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Are there good comparison of Hibernate vs IBATIS? Thank you.
Axel Janssen
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It depends on a lot of things like
- your experience with rdbms
- are you developing the db schema or are you using a legacy schema. Its said to be difficult to build snapppy hibernate app on top of legacy schema.
Ibatis SQLMaps is not an object relational mapper, but it maps sql-input/output to objects. It definitedly requires more hand-coding/maintainance headache than hibernate.
Doesn't hurt to learn both if you ask me.

IBatis has a much shorter learning curve. The documentation worked very good for me. Hibernate has very good documentation, too, but it requires more time to really master it, which on the other hand depends on the task anyway.
[ April 05, 2005: Message edited by: Axel Janssen ]
Alexandru Popescu
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Don't know how uptodate it is link.

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Matt Raible
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Here's something I wrote on this topic recently. There's also a link to a much more thorough comparison:

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Pj Murray
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You might find this comparison of various data persistence technologies interesting:

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Sachin Joshi
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Here is a exhaustive comparison of of Hibernate vs iBatis...hope you would find it useful

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I agree. Here's the link:
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