Hibernate : @Table Annotation

Points To Remember

@Table Annotation is an annotation that is used to give the table level information. It can be uesd to specify the following

  • Table name (optional,default ="")- to set the name of the table in database
  • Table schema (optional,default ="")- to set the schema of the table in database
  • Table catalog (optional,default ="") -to set the catalog of the table
  • Table Constraints (optional,default = []) to set the constraints on the table.
It belongs to the package javax.persistence.Table

uniqueConstraints = {@UniqueConstraint(columnNames = {"id","email"})}
public class Person {
  private Long id;
  private String name;
  private String email;
  // code

If you do not define the name property of the @Table annotation then the hibernate would have created table by name Person but now it will create the table by name person.

The person table will have the unique constraints on the columns  id and email.

The person table  will belong to the schema "ekiras".

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