kseeker kseeker - 7 months ago 499
Java Question

What is difference between CrudRepository and JpaRepository interfaces in Spring Data JPA

what is difference between

CrudRepository
and
JpaRepository
interfaces in Spring Data JPA, when see the examples in the web. I see them there used kind of interchangeably. What is the difference between them? Why would you want to use one over the other?

Answer

JpaRepository extends PagingAndSortingRepository which in turn extends CrudRepository.

Their main functions are:

Because of the inheritance mentioned above, JpaRepository will have all the functions of CrudRepository and PagingAndSortingRepository. So if you don't need the repository to have the functions provided by JpaRepository and PagingAndSortingRepository , use CrudRepository.