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What is Ebean?

It is an object-relational mapping product written in Java. It is designed to be simpler to use and understand than JPA or JDO products.
Ebean is a tool in the Object Relational Mapper (ORM) category of a tech stack.
Ebean is an open source tool with 1.3K GitHub stars and 237 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Ebean's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Ebean?


5 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Ebean.

Ebean Integrations

Docker, MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite, and MariaDB are some of the popular tools that integrate with Ebean. Here's a list of all 9 tools that integrate with Ebean.

Ebean's Features

  • Change log
  • Read auditing
  • Encryption
  • DB Migration
  • JSON in DB
  • JSON Marshalling
  • Event listening

Ebean Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Ebean?
It implements the active record pattern. Its purpose is to be both relational and object oriented by providing a domain-specific language to construct queries from classes generated from a database schema.
Hibernate is a suite of open source projects around domain models. The flagship project is Hibernate ORM, the Object Relational Mapper.
It is a first class persistence framework with support for custom SQL, stored procedures and advanced mappings. It eliminates almost all of the JDBC code and manual setting of parameters and retrieval of results. It can use simple XML or Annotations for configuration and map primitives, Map interfaces and Java POJOs (Plain Old Java Objects) to database records.
It is a modern database query and access library for Scala. It allows you to work with stored data almost as if you were using Scala collections while at the same time giving you full control over when a database access happens and which data is transferred.
Entity Framework
It is an object-relational mapper that enables .NET developers to work with relational data using domain-specific objects. It eliminates the need for most of the data-access code that developers usually need to write.
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Ebean's Followers
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