Hibernate is an object/relational mapping tool (AKA ORM) capable of mapping a data representation from an object model to a relational data model. In addition to Hibernate's mapping capabilities, Hibernate provides data query and retrieval facilities which significantly reduce development time.
Java EE Developers.
Become familiar with the Hibernate object/relational mapping tool and be capable of using it when developing server side applications.
Practical experience in developing Java EE applications.