Specifying additional tables

Add a secondary table annotation to an entity if its data is split across more more than one table.

To add a secondary table to the entity,

  1. Select the entity in the Package Explorer.

  2. In the JPA Details view, select the Secondary Tables information.

    Specifying Secondary Tables

    Secondary Tables area on the JPA Details view.
  3. Click Add to associate an additional table with the entity. The Edit Secondary Table dialog appears

  4. Select the Name, Catalog, and Schema of the additional table to associate with the entity.

Eclipse adds the following annotations the entity:

@SecondaryTable(name="NAME", catalog = "CATALOG", schema = "SCHEMA"


Related task

Adding persistence to a class


Related concept

Understanding Java persistence