Oracle Database 10g: Introduction to SQL - Part II

Course Description

The primary objective of this course is to consider advanced subjects and techniques pertaining to the SQL database language. Even professionals experienced in other implementations of the industry-standard SQL language will benefit from the advanced and Oracle-specific features of SQL discussed in this course. Major subject areas to be explored are: • Learn to use the SQL99 join syntax. Also, performing advanced SQL queries using techniques such as grouping and cube operations. • Moving beyond basic table definitions, consideration of defining the full range of database objects, such as advanced table definitions, indexes, sequences, views and others. • Understanding basic database security and object privileges. • Using the powerful set of built-in SQL functions. • Protecting the database and extending the basic data model using declarative constraints. • Developing complex SQL*Plus reports and using SQL*Plus scripts.
3 days
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Prerequisites

The course ORACLE DATABASE 10G: INTRODUCTION TO SQL –PART I is a mandatory prerequisite for this course.

SQL99 JOIN TECHNIQUES

• cross joins
• natural joins
• inner joins
• outer joins
• anti joins

ENHANCING GROUPS WITH ROLLUP & CUBE

USING THE CASE EXPRESSION

SQL FUNCTIONS: CHARACTER

• what are the sql functions?
• character functions
• about greatest(), least()

SQL FUNCTIONS: NUMERIC

SQL FUNCTIONS: DATE

• date format functions
• date arithmetic functions

DATABASE OBJECTS: RELATIONAL VIEWS

• about relational views
• updating view data
• maintaining view definitions
• alter view
• drop view

DATABASE OBJECTS: DATA DICTIONARY STORAGE

• user_updatable_columns
• understanding the data dictionary structure

DATABASE OBJECTS: INDEXES

• about indexes
• use b-tree indexes

DATABASE OBJECTS: OTHER OBJECTS

• creating an application schema
• more about creating tables
• defining sequences
• alter sequence & drop sequence
• alter sequence
• drop sequence
• about synonyms
• drop synonym
• create schema authorization

DATABASE OBJECTS: SECURITY

• user id passwords
• object security

DATA INTEGRITY USING CONSTRAINTS

• not null constraint
• check constraint
• unique constraint
• primary key constraint
• references constraint

MANAGING CONSTRAINT DEFINITIONS

• managing constraints
• renaming & dropping constraints
• enabling & disabling constraints
• deferred enforcement
• set constraints
• handling constraint exceptions
• data dictionary storage

OPTIONAL

• break

• compute
• column
• ttitle & btitle

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