Hibernate ORM

5.4 series development

EntityGraph improvements, JDK 11 support


Java 8+
JPA 2.2

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Documentation for this specific series can be accessed through the links below:

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How to get it

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Maven artifacts of Hibernate ORM are published to Maven Central and to Bintray.

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Zip archive

Direct download is available from SourceForge:

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More information about specific releases (announcements, download links) can be found here.

What's new

Latest release announcement (2018-11-29): 5.4.0.CR2.

A detailed list of new features, improvements and fixes in this series can be found on our JIRA instance.

EntityGraph improvements

Hibernate ORM 5.4 adds 2 new features to help make working with EntityGraphs easier:

  • EntityGraph parsing

  • EntityGraph manipulation

The entry point for these 2 features is the org.hibernate.graph.EntityGraphs class.

JDK 11 support

Hibernate ORM now supports JDK 11 out of the box.


If you need to upgrade from a previous series, please refer to the migration guide.

Releases in this series



JAXB upgrade, bug fixes, documentation improvements

Maven artifacts Download Resolved issues Release announcement



EntityGraph improvements, JDK 11 support, bug fixes

Maven artifacts Download Resolved issues Release announcement

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