Oracle 9i PL/SQL Foundations

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Description:
This course will cover the Oracle 9i PL/SQL programming language. You will be able to control data sharing and locking, develop an understanding of multi-user and concurrent transactions and develop triggers, procedures, function and packages.

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Prerequisites:
Oracle 9i Foundation: SQL Basics & SQL *Plus or equivalent experience.
Introduction to PL/SQL:
History of PL/SQL
Features and benefits of PL/SQL
Relationship of PL/SQL to SQL
PL/SQL development tools
Native Compilation
PL/SQL Basics:
PL/SQL anonymous block structure, Lexical units, Variable declarations, types, and Records
SQL *Plus development environment
Displaying messages with DBMS_OUTPUT
Object naming rules, and PL/SQL stype guide and coding conventions
Working with Database Data:
SELECTing single rows
Declaring variable datatypes dynamically
Modifying database data (DML)
Transaction control statements
Selecting Multiple Rows Using Cursors:
Declaring explicit cursors
Implicit cursor attributes
Using teh cursor FOR LOOP
Exception Handling:
Writing an exception handler section
Handling predefined exceptions, Controlling exception processing - exception propagation
Using RAISE_APPLICATOIN_ERROR
Preventing unhandled exceptions
Exception propagations
Using PRAGMA EXCEPTION_INIT
Advanced Cursors:
Cursor parameters
Taking advantage of a weak cursor variable
OPEN FOR, FETCH and CLOSE
Using the FOR UPDATE clause
Using PL/SQL collections and nested collections
Introduction to Procedures and Functions:
Creating stored PL/SQL objects, procedures, functions
Creating Packages:
Creating package specifications and bodies
Creating DML Triggers:
Triggering events, Trigger behavior
Correlation identifiers, Multi-statement triggers
Trigger firing behavior, Enabling/Disabling triggers
Advanced Packages:
Initialising variables, Module Overloading, Recursion, Purity levels, Using the "Persistent State" to advantage, and One Time Only Procedures
Advanced Triggers:
Triggerlimitations, Mutating and Constraining Tables
Using CALL, and client triggers
DDL Triggers
Using SERVERERROR event
Schema vs. Database triggers
Using alternative events and levels
INSTEAD OF triggers on views
PL/SQL Composite Datatypes and Collections:
PL/SQL records, PL/SQL associative arrays, and arrays of records
Using PL/SQL record variables
PL/SQL collections
Bulk-Bind Data Loading Using PL/SQL:
Defining bulk binds
Error handling with bulk binds
Using Oracle Supplied Packages:
DBMS_OUTPUT package
UTL_FILE package (file i/o)
DBMS_ALERT Package
DBMS_PIPE Package DBMS_JOB Package
DBMS_STATS Package
DBMS_UTILITY Package
UTL_SMTP Package
UTL_SMTP Package
DBMS_SQL Package
Writing Native Dynamic SQL:
PL/SQL Wrapper:
PL/SQL wrapper (source code encryption)
Let`s wrap
Understanding Dependencies:
Viewing dependencies
Effect of breaking dependency chain
Large Object Management in PL/SQL:
Differences between LONG/LONG RAW and LOBs
Creating and using BFILEs, and tables with LOBs
LOBs and PL/SQL
DBMS_LOB capabilities
Temporary LOBs
Objects:
Basic Objects, Object Inheritance