Hibernate ORM

4.2 series stable

JPA 2.0


Java 6+
JPA 2.0

Not compatible with your requirements? Have a look at the other series.

See also the Compatibility policy.


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

HTML API (JavaDoc)

You can find more documentation for all series on the documentation page.

How to get it

Maven, Gradle...

Maven artifacts of Hibernate ORM are published to Maven Central and to the JBoss Maven repository. Refer to the Maven Getting Started guide on the JBoss Wiki for more information on how to configure the JBoss Maven repository.

You can find the Maven coordinates of all artifacts through the link below:

Maven artifacts

Below are the Maven coordinates of the main artifacts.

Core implementation
JPA support
OSGi integration
Envers audit support
c3p0 connection pooling
Proxool connection pooling
Infinispan second-level caching
Ehcache second-level caching

Zip archive

Direct download is available from SourceForge:

Download Zip archive

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

What's new

Latest release announcement (2015-10-23): 4.2.21.Final.

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


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

Releases in this series

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