In this post, We will learn the difference between get() and load() methods in Hibernate.
- When we call the load() method hibernate creates a proxy object and returns the proxy object, but in the case of get() method, there is no concept called proxy it directly hits/calls the database.
- The load() method loads an object lazily, whereas the get() method loads an object early.
- The performance point of view load() method is recommended because it follows a lazy loading strategy when compared to the get() method.
- If the given id/primary key doesn’t exist in the database the load() method throws ObjectNotFoundException, whereas get() method returns a null value.
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That’s all about the difference between get() and load() methods in Hibernate.