Hibernate Transaction Management Example
A transaction simply represents a unit of work. In such case, if one step fails, the whole transaction fails (which is termed as atomicity). A transaction can be described by ACID properties (Atomicity, Consistency, Isolation and Durability).
Transaction Interface in Hibernate
In hibernate framework, we have Transaction interface that defines the unit of work. It maintains abstraction from the transaction implementation (JTA,JDBC).
A transaction is associated with Session and instantiated by calling session.beginTransaction().
The methods of Transaction interface are as follows:
Example of Transaction Management in Hibernate
In hibernate, it is better to rollback the transaction if any exception occurs, so that resources can be free. Let's see the example of transaction management in hibernate.