1. Best practice: best database naming convention for JPA? stackoverflow.com
In Java the naming convention for properties en classes (entities) are done the CamelCase way:
2. Convention for naming domain objects in Hibernate via regular sql stackoverflow.com
In a project I am working on, we have the convention that Hibernate objects (those that are mapped in *.hbm.xml files) end with the suffix "Hib". For exmaple, we'll have "UserHib", ...