This JavaFX tutorial demonstrates how to integrate JavaFX, Hibernate and PostgreSQL using the MVC pattern -- complete with a sample application that features visual data navigation.
The update to JavaFX allows developers to leverage features from the Java API.
When it arrives later this year, Java EE 7 will offer key new features related to cloud computing.
Hibernate is an excellent Java ORM tool but it lacks the features required to implement a multi-tenant cloud architecture. Don't let that stop you.