Using JDO with Application Servers

If you are using existing databases with an application server, you might want to consider a Java Data Objects (JDO) interface. JDO allows you to move the mapping of data from the application server or application side to one location. This differs from or . With JDBC, the mapping needs to be done above the JDBC interface. With JDO, the mapping is done below the JDO interface.

JDO is considered a form of transparent persistence. For more information on how transparent persistence compares to JDBC, see .

See .

Also, be sure to check out how JDO can be part of integrated .

Using JDO, as shown in this diagram, will require data conversion between the interface and the database. See .

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