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Handling Pessimistic Locking with JPA on Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Apache Derby and H2

July 24, 2020

One of the key properties for correct pessimistic locking handling and testing is LockTimeout. Unfortunately its JPA support by different RDBMS providers is far from complete. In this article I will show you how you may overcome this limitation on Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Apache Derby and H2. Moreover, I will give you some suggestions about when pessimistic locking might be the correct solution and when not.

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Testing Optimistic Locking Handling with Spring Boot and JPA

June 9, 2020

While optimistic locking handling in JPA is relatively well-known, it is usually poorly tested or not tested at all. In this blog post I will show you firstly what does optimistic locking handling mean and how you could implement it within a Spring Boot Application and JPA. After that you could see a way to write integration tests, which I hope could surprise you with their simplicity and efficiency!

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Testing an Apache Kafka Integration within a Spring Boot Application and JUnit 5

March 29, 2020

Almost two years have passed since I wrote my first integration test for a Kafka Spring Boot application. It took me a lot of research to write this first integration test and I eventually ended up to write a blog post on testing Kafka with Spring Boot. There was not too much information out there about writing those tests and at the end it was really simple to do it, but undocumented. I have seen a lot of feedback and interaction with my previous blog post and the GitHub Gist. Since then spring-kafka-test changed two times the usage pattern and JUnit 5 has been introduces. That means theā€¦

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