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<h1 class="sect1"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif" color="#330099">The Use Cases</font></h1>
<p>The use cases documented in this guide are as follows:</p>
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<p><a href="install.htm#CHDIGBJC">Chapter 2, "Installing EclipseLink"</a> - How to download and install EclipseLink.</p>
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<p><a href="tlandwls.htm#BABHCJBG">Chapter 3, "Using EclipseLink with WebLogic Server"</a> - How to use EclipseLink with WebLogic Server.</p>
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<p><a href="tlandgs.htm#BABDGFIC">Chapter 4, "Using EclipseLink with GlassFish Server"</a> - How to use EclipseLink with GlassFish Server.</p>
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<p><a href="jboss.htm#BEIEIJAE">Chapter 5, "Using EclipseLink with JBoss 7 Application Server"</a> - How to use EclipseLink with JBoss 7 Application Server.</p>
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<p><a href="websphere.htm#CFHHEHJG">Chapter 6, "Using EclipseLink with IBM WebSphere Application Server"</a> - How to use EclipseLink with IBM WebSphere Application Server.</p>
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<p><a href="migrnativetoplink.htm#BCGDEBBB">Chapter 7, "Migrating from Native TopLink"</a> - How to how to migrate applications using native EclipseLink object-relational mapping (ORM) API to the current EclipseLink API.</p>
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<p><a href="migrhib.htm#CHDFDCII">Migrating from Hibernate to EclipseLink</a> - How to migrate applications from using Hibernate JPA to using EclipseLink JPA.</p>
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<p><a href="usingmultipledbs.htm#BABJAFII">Chapter 9, "Using Multiple Databases with a Composite&nbsp;Persistence Unit"</a> - How to expose multiple persistence units (each with unique sets of entity types) as a single persistence context.</p>
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<p><a href="scaling.htm#CHDCAFDB">Chapter 10, "Scaling Applications in Clusters"</a> - How to configure EclipseLink applications to ensure scalability in clustered application server environments.</p>
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<p><a href="saas.htm#CIADHEBF">Chapter 11, "Providing Software as a Service"</a> - Overview of EclipseLink Software as a Service (SaaS) features..</p>
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<p><a href="extensible.htm#CIAEIEAI">Chapter 12, "Making JPA Entities and JAXB Beans Extensible"</a> - How to make JPA entities or JAXB beans extensible.</p>
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<p><a href="metadatasource.htm#BABGDEGB">Chapter 13, "Using an External MetaData Source"</a> - How to use an external metadata source.</p>
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<p><a href="multitenancy.htm#CHDBJCJA">Chapter 14, "Tenant Isolation Using EclipseLink"</a> - How to support multiple application tenants who share data sources, including tables and schemas.</p>
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<p><a href="jpatoxml.htm#CIHGJCIH">Chapter 15, "Mapping JPA to XML"</a> - How to map JPA entities to XML using EclipseLink MOXy.</p>
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<p><a href="testingjpa.htm#BABEBCCJ">Chapter 17, "Testing JPA Outside a Container"</a> - How to test your EclipseLink JPA application outside the container.</p>
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<p><a href="performance.htm#BBAGGDED">Chapter 18, "Enhancing Performance"</a> - Getting the best performance out of EclipseLink.</p>
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<p><a href="restful_jpa.htm#CHDGHJID">Chapter 19, "Exposing JPA Entities Through RESTful Data Services"</a> - How to expose entities through RESTful services using EclipseLink Java Persistence API for RESTful Services (JPA-RS).</p>
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<p><a href="qcn.htm#CHDDAEJB">Chapter 20, "Using Database Events to Invalidate the Cache"</a> - How to use EclipseLink Database Change Notification (DCN) for caching with a shared database in JPA.</p>
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<p><a href="nonrelational_db.htm#BGBCIABF">Chapter 21, "Using EclipseLink with NoSQL Databases"</a> - How to use EclipseLink to map objects to non-relational (that is, no SQL) data sources.</p>
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