Oracle TopLink delivers a proven standards-based enterprise Java solution for all of your relational and XML persistence needs based on high performance and scalability, developer productivity, and flexibility in architecture and design.
A variety of engineers use Oracle TopLink. Users of Oracle TopLink are expected to be proficient in the use of technologies and services related to Oracle TopLink (for example, JPA). This document does not include details about related common tasks, but focuses on Oracle TopLink functionality.
Application Developers--Users who want to develop applications using any of the following technologies for persistence services:
Java Persistence Architecture (JPA) 2.x plus TopLink JPA extensions
Java Architecture for XML Binding 2.x (JAXB) plus TopLink Object-XML extensions
TopLink Database Web Services (DBWS)
Developers should be familiar with the concepts and programming practices of Java SE and Java EE.
Developers using TopLink JPA should be familiar with the concepts and programming practices of JPA 2.0, as specified in the Java Persistence Architecture 2.0 specification at
Developers using TopLink Object-XML should be familiar with the concepts and programming practices of JAXB 2.0, as specified in the Java Architecture for XML Binding 2.0 specification at
Developers using TopLink DBWS should be familiar with the concepts and programming practices of JAX-WS 2.0, as specified in the Java API for XML-Based Web Services 2.0 specification at
Administrator/Deployer--Users who want to deploy and manage applications using TopLink persistence technologies. These users should be familiar with basic operations of the chosen application server.
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For more information, see the following documents:
EclipseLink Documentation Center at
"Oracle TopLink" in Oracle Fusion Middleware Release Notes for Linux x86
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