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Getting started with Spring Data Cassandra

I have recently been learning Apache Cassandra to use at work and I think it is about time I consolidated my experience within a blog post. But rather than focusing on how Cassandra works itself this post will look at how to use Spring Data Cassandra. I know I just said I wouldn’t focus on how Cassandra works, but if ...

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Access the EntityManager from Spring Data JPA

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Spring Data JPA allows you to rapidly develop your data access layer through the use of Repository interfaces. Occasionally you will need to access the EntityManager from Spring Data JPA. This post shows you how to access the EntityManager. EntityManager The purpose of the EntityManager is to interact with the persistence context. The persistence context will then manage entity instances ...

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Add EntityManager.refresh to all Spring Data Repositories

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In my previous post Access the EntityManager from Spring Data JPA I showed how to extend a single Spring Data JPA repository to access the EntityManager.refresh method. This post demonstrates how to Add EntityManager.refresh to all Spring Data Repositories. Source Code The first step is to define your interface – package com.glenware.springboot.repository; import org.springframework.data.repository.NoRepositoryBean; import org.springframework.data.repository.Repository; import org.springframework.data.repository.CrudRepository; import java.io.Serializable; ...

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A quick look into Reactive Streams with Spring Data and MongoDB

This is a short post looking into Reactive Streams and how they can be used with MongoDB and Spring Data. This post won’t go into the depths of what Reactive Programming and Reactive Streams are as there have been plenty of posts covering that recently, such as What are Reactive Streams in Java and Reactive Spring 5 and Application Design Impact. ...

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Apache Ignite with Spring Data

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Spring Data provides a unified and easy way to access the different kinds of persistence store, both relational database systems, and NoSQL data stores. It is on top of JPA, adding another layer of abstraction and defining a standard-based design to support persistence Layer in a Spring context.                 Apache Ignite IgniteRepository implements Spring Data ...

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Testing Spring Data + Spring Boot applications with Arquillian (Part 2)

In previous post, I wrote about how to test Spring Data application using Docker with Arquillian Cube. The test looked like: @RunWith(SpringRunner.class) @SpringBootTest(classes = PingPongController.class, webEnvironment = RANDOM_PORT) @ContextConfiguration(initializers = PingPongSpringBootTest.Initializer.class) public class PingPongSpringBootTest { @ClassRule public static ContainerDslRule redis = new ContainerDslRule("redis:3.2.6") .withPortBinding(6379); @Autowired TestRestTemplate restTemplate; @Test public void should_get_pongs() { // given restTemplate.postForObject("/ping", "pong", String.class); restTemplate.postForObject("/ping", "pung", String.class); // when final List<String> ...

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Testing Spring Data + Spring Boot applications with Arquillian (Part 1)

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Spring Data’s mission is to provide a familiar and consistent, Spring-based programming model for data access while still retaining the special traits of the underlying data store. It provides integration with several backend technologies such as JPA, Rest, MongoDB, Neo4J or Redis to cite a few. So if you are using Spring (Boot) then Spring Data is the right choice to deal ...

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Spring Web-Flux – Functional Style with Cassandra Backend

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In a previous post I had walked through the basics of Spring Web-Flux which denotes the reactive support in the web layer of Spring framework. I had demonstrated an end to end sample using Spring Data Cassandra and using the traditional annotations support in the Spring Web Layers, along these lines: ... import org.springframework.web.bind.annotation.*; import reactor.core.publisher.Flux; import reactor.core.publisher.Mono; ... @RestController @RequestMapping("/hotels") public class HotelController ...

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Spring Data with JPA and @NamedQueries

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If you use Spring Data and @NamedQuery annotations at your JPA entity you can easily use them in a more convenient way using the spring data repository. On a previous blog we created a spring data project using spring boot and docker. We will use the pretty same project and enhance our repository’s functionality. We will implement a named query ...

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