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Tip: Unwrapping a Session from EntityManager

See how to access a Hibernate Session by unwrapping it from the current EntityManager.


When we need access to a Hibernate Session, we have to unwrap it from the current EntityManager via the unwrap() method as follows:

// Spring and Java EE 
EntityManager em = ...;
Session session = em.unwrap(Session.class);


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Octavia Andreea Anghel is a senior PHP developer currently working as a primary trainer for programming teams that participate at national and international software-development contests. She consults on developing educational projects at a national level. She is a coauthor of the book "XML Technologies--XML in Java" (Albastra, ISBN 978-973-650-210-1), for which she wrote the XML portions. In addition to PHP and XML, she's interested in software architecture, web services, UML, and high-performance unit tests.
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