Show Hibernate SQL Query in Spring Boot

In this short Spring Boot tutorial, I am going to share with you how to make Spring Boot app show Hibernate SQL Queries.

Enable Hibernate SQL Queries Logging

To show hibernate SQL queries in Spring Boot log file you will need to update the application.properties file with the following details:

logging.level.org.hibernate.SQL=debug

Show SQL Values

Additionally, to logging Hibernate SQL Queries, you can make your Spring Boot show the values which are being used in the SQL query, update application.properties file by adding the following line:

logging.level.org.hibernate.type.descriptor.sql=trace

Show JPA SQL Queries

If you use Spring Data JPA then you can log SQL queries by updating your application.properties file by adding:

spring.jpa.show-sql=true

Format Hibernate SQL Query

You can also make SQL queries display in your log file in a very friendly to read format. To format SQL queries add the following property to application.properties file.

spring.jpa.properties.hibernate.format_sql=true

Enable Hibernate SQL Query Logging Video Tutorial

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