This short speech from JavaZone 2011 is just ingenious! It really made me laugh out lout again and again.
I can fully recommend to watch the video (it's only 9 min), you will be amused, even if you don't know much about hibernate...
Hibernate should be to programmers what cake mixes are to bakers: beneath their dignity. from JavaZone on Vimeo.
Frameworks like Hibernate leave you with pretty much exactly the same amount of work you had to do anyway, only now you are not enjoying it at all.
I present to you: Hibernate - the naked emperor's hairy butt-cheeks!
If Hibernate was a part of your team, you wouldn't even let him anywhere near your database.
We used to write algorithms, now we are writing annotations. Are we meant to be happy about that?