JPA fundamentally permits field and properties for persistence capable objects, mapped superclasses and embedded classes, to be retrieved as
FetchType.LAZY. Just for the purposes of revision we shall note that
FetchType.LAZY is the default for
FetchType.EAGER is the default for
An entity graph is a template that is defined in the form of metadata or an object created by the dynamic Entity Graph API, which captures the path and boundaries for a query or operation. Another way of stating the definition is that an entity graph is an application configurable fetch plan that instructs the JPA provider on how to retrieve entities from the ...