Java SDK

Java and Terminology uses different terminology compared to a relational database. It's helpful to understand these terminology differences and how terminology maps to Java concepts that you are already familiar with. This table summarizes the terminology mapping.

Java Terminology Relational Database Terminology Terminology
N/A database organization
  • Java class 1
  • JPA entity
  • custom object
  • entity
Java field column field
Java object row record

1 If any table cell has more than one entry, the terms are equivalent.