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Special Edition Using Java™ 2 Enterprise Edition by Mark Wutka

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Using the TopLink Object-to-Relational Mapper

TopLink for Java is one of a small set of industrial-strength Object-to-Relational mapping libraries for Java. It is available from WebGain (http://www.webgain.com). TopLink provides caching capabilities, support for inheritance, and a wide variety of mapping capabilities for attributes and relationships.

In addition to the standard TopLink for Java library, which is typically used in non-EJB applications, TopLink makes a CMP engine for both WebLogic and WebSphere (with the possibility of more to come). You can also use TopLink for bean-managed persistence if you aren't using WebLogic or WebSphere. Keep in mind that TopLink for WebLogic is a separate product from TopLink for Java and is also separate ...

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