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Hibernate vs Entity Framework Core: What are the differences?

Hibernate: Idiomatic persistence for Java and relational databases. Hibernate is a suite of open source projects around domain models. The flagship project is Hibernate ORM, the Object Relational Mapper; Entity Framework Core: *Lightweight and cross-platform version of the popular Entity Framework *. It is a lightweight, extensible, open source and cross-platform version of the popular Entity Framework data access technology. It can serve as an object-relational mapper (O/RM), enabling .NET developers to work with a database using .NET objects, and eliminating the need for most of the data-access code they usually need to write.

Hibernate and Entity Framework Core can be primarily classified as "Object Relational Mapper (ORM)" tools.

Entity Framework Core is an open source tool with 8.01K GitHub stars and 2.05K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Entity Framework Core's open source repository on GitHub.

Bodybuilding.com, Zola, and StyleShare Inc. are some of the popular companies that use Hibernate, whereas Entity Framework Core is used by Heimdal Security, InnoCellence, and accuRx. Hibernate has a broader approval, being mentioned in 135 company stacks & 417 developers stacks; compared to Entity Framework Core, which is listed in 3 company stacks and 13 developer stacks.

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Pros of Entity Framework Core
Pros of Hibernate
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    Fits very well with Microsoft technologies
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    Fast
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    Linq
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    OpenSource
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    Multiple Database provider
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    Easy to use
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    Easy ORM
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    Easy transaction definition
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    Is integrated with spring jpa

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Cons of Entity Framework Core
Cons of Hibernate
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    Dbcontext
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    Can't control proxy associations when entity graph used

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What is Entity Framework Core?

It is a lightweight, extensible, open source and cross-platform version of the popular Entity Framework data access technology. It can serve as an object-relational mapper (O/RM), enabling .NET developers to work with a database using .NET objects, and eliminating the need for most of the data-access code they usually need to write.

What is Hibernate?

Hibernate is a suite of open source projects around domain models. The flagship project is Hibernate ORM, the Object Relational Mapper.

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