JBoss has released Hibernate 3.2, the latest update to the popular Java object/relational mapping software. JBoss claims to have simplified Hibernate packages to support the most popular development frameworks.
Now, programmers have a single object/relational mapping and persistence solution to meet their complex development needs, whether with native Hibernate, JDK 5.0 (Java Developer Kit) annotations, the Java Persistence API, or full Enterprise JavaBeans 3.0 (EJB 3.0).
The most significant feature of Hibernate 3.2 is support for and certification with Java Persistence, which was introduced in the Java Enterprise Edition (EE) 5.0 platform to simplify the development of Java EE applications using data persistence. Java Persistence support and certification lays the groundwork for JBoss