Apache Cayenne is a mature full-featured Java ORM. The presentation will discuss Cayenne approach to object persistence, including overall philosophy and the differences with JPA/Hibernate. It will highlight things like transaction management, mapping workflow, as well as the new APIs in the latest Cayenne 4.0.
Andrus Adamchik, ObjectStyle LLC
Andrus is a member of the Apache Software Foundation and a passionate open-source developer. He started programming in Java back in 1998, founding a number of open-source projects since then. The first notable project was Apache Cayenne, a developer-friendly ORM. More recently he created Bootique, a minimally-opinionated technology for building runnable Java applications. In his dayjob Andrus is an IT entrepreneur, running a great software company called ObjectStyle.