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Language: Web
Expertise: Intermediate
Dec 29, 2016



Application Security Testing: An Integral Part of DevOps

Activate Hibernate Second Level Cache for EHCache

By default, in Hibernate the second level cache is disabled and there is no default implementation for it. Therefor you'll need a third part implementation. In order to activate the second level cache (entities caching) you need to set the following Hibernate property:


In order to cache the query results as well, you need to set the following property:


If you want Hibernate to cache reference entries (entities that are immutable, doesn't contain any associations and are read-only), then you need to set the following property:


Finally, you need to set the factory class of your cache provider (e.g. EHCache, Hazelcast, etc), like below (EHCache):

Octavia Anghel
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