JBoss Development: Persistence with Hibernate with Expertise Exam (JB298)

Relational persistence for Java through the Hibernate application stack

The JBoss® Hibernate® Technology course gives Java™ developers the knowledge and skills required to leverage the powerful Java Hibernate Application Stack. Through clear interactive lectures and hands-on labs, students are introduced to Hibernate essentials and internals along with its practical applications and best practices strategies. By the end of the course, students will have learned the best practices to leverage Hibernate to produce and maintain well-designed, robust business applications while optimizing performance and reducing software maintenance costs.

This course includes and prepares students for the JBCD - Persistance Exam (EX297).

Course content summary

  • Core application programing interfaces for Hibernate (Session, Transaction, Query, EntityManager, SessionFactory, Annotations)
  • Hibernate Search, Validation, Shards, and Tools technologies
  • Mapping inheritance and polymorphic relationships
  • Hibernate HQL, Criteria, and JDBC/SQL queries
  • Hibernate Tools integrated development environment (IDE)
  • Best practices and patterns for Hibernate developers
  • Hibernate deployment, configuration, and performance tuning

Read the entire course outline for more details.

What is the JBoss Certified Developer in Persistance credential?

The JBCD-Persistence credential demonstrates your readiness for the real-world tasks associated with using the Java Persistence API with Hibernate.


Classroom training

Red Hat offers a robust 6-month schedule of classroom training in more than 40 locations across North America. Classes are taught by Red Hat-certified instructors who actively engage students in task-focused activities, lab-based knowledge checks, and facilitative discussions.

Length:5 Days ,  


Training units: 11


  • Enterprise systems architects

  • Experienced Java developers who work with SQL-based database systems

  • Business component and database developers

  • Database administrators who need to understand how ORM may affect performance and how to tune the performance of the SQL database management system and persistence layer


  • Experience with Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE) or Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE™)

  • A high-level understanding of enterprise software systems development

  • An understanding of legacy systems integration


This course is offered in the following training methods:

Classroom training

Industry-leading instruction in a traditional classroom environment

Virtual classroom training

Instructor-led, real-time training in a virtual environment

On-site team training

Private, team training at your location of choice

Recommended next exam or course:

Hands-on, performance-based, 4-hour exam.