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On the Interaction of Relational Database Access Technologies in Open Source Java Projects

@article{Decan2017OnTI,
  title={On the Interaction of Relational Database Access Technologies in Open Source Java Projects},
  author={Alexandre Decan and Mathieu Goeminne and Tom Mens},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2017},
  volume={abs/1701.00416}
}
This article presents an empirical study of how the use of relational database access technologies in open source Java projects evolves over time. Our observations may be useful to project managers to make more informed decisions on which technologies to introduce into an existing project and when. We selected 2,457 Java projects on GitHub using the low-level JDBC technology and higher-level object relational mappings such as Hibernate XML configuration files and JPA annotations. At a coarse… 

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