Hibernate ORM

5.0 series end-of-life

Improved bootstrapping, hibernate-java8, hibernate-spatial, Karaf support

Hibernate ORM 5.0 has reached its end-of-life:

  • it is unlikely to see another release;

  • bugs are unlikely to get fixed in this version, even security vulnerabilities;

  • pull requests against this version will be rejected;

  • bug reproducers using this version will be given lower priority.

We encourage you to upgrade to a newer series if possible.


Java 6, 7 or 8
JPA 2.1

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

See also the Compatibility policy.


Documentation for Hibernate ORM 5.0 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

Hibernate ORM 5.0 has reached its end-of-life: we recommend you use a newer series if possible.

Maven, Gradle...

Maven artifacts of Hibernate ORM are published to Maven Central.

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
Java 8 support
OSGi integration
Spatial support
Envers audit support
HikariCP connection pooling
c3p0 connection pooling
Proxool connection pooling
Infinispan second-level caching
Ehcache second-level caching

Direct download

A ZIP archive containing all JAR files, documentation and source is available from SourceForge:

Download ZIP archive

Individual Maven artifacts may be downloaded directly from Maven Central:

Maven Central subdirectory

See here for how to download all dependencies of your Maven project to a local directory on your filesystem.

See here for how to download an explicitly listed set of artifacts to a local directory on your filesystem.

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


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


What's new

Latest release announcement (2017-01-19): 5.0.12.Final.

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

Releases in this series

Hibernate ORM 5.0 has reached its end-of-life: we recommend you use a newer series if possible.

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