ORACLE DATABASE 11G R2: SQL FUNDAMENTALS I– GTD1

Course Description

This course is a common starting point in the Oracle database curriculum for administrators, developers and business users.

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Duration

3 days

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Target Audience

The target audience for this training course is all Oracle professionals, both business and systems professionals, who need a “how to” guide to acquire the knowledge of SQL. Among the specific groups for whom this course will be helpful are:

  • Application designers and developers
  • Database administrators
  • Business users and non-technical senior end users

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Course Prerequisites

A basic knowledge of computer programming concepts is required along with an understanding of the general Oracle architecture and relational database design and modelling.

If you have any questions or doubts as to whether you meet the pre-requisites for this course, or indeed are wondering which course best suits you, please consult with us to discuss your suitability for course attendance.

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Course Content

RELATIONAL DATABASES & SQL

• ABOUT RELATIONAL DATABASES

• ELEMENTS OF SQL

CHOOSING A SQL & PL/SQL INTERFACE

• ABOUT DATABASE CONNECTIONS

• ABOUT BIND VARIABLES

• USING SQL DEVELOPER

• USING SQL*PLUS

• USING APPLICATION EXPRESS

BUILDING A SELECT STATEMENT

• ABOUT THE SELECT STATEMENT

• USING ALIAS NAMES

RESTRICTING DATA WITH THE WHERE CLAUSE

• ABOUT LOGICAL OPERATORS

• EQUALITY OPERATOR

• BOOLEAN OPERATORS

• NULL & BETWEEN OPERATORS

• IS [NOT] NULL Operator

• [NOT] BETWEEN Operator

• FINDING TEXT STRINGS

• [NOT] LIKE Operator

• REGEXP_LIKE()

• IN OPERATOR

SORTING DATA WITH THE ORDER BY CLAUSE

• ABOUT THE ORDER BY CLAUSE

• MULTIPLE COLUMN SORTS

• SPECIFYING THE SORT SEQUENCE

• ABOUT NULL VALUES WITHIN SORTS

• USING COLUMN ALIASES

PSEUDO COLUMNS & FUNCTIONS

• USING ROWID

• USING ROWNUM

• USING THE FUNCTIONS

• SYSDATE

• USER & UID

• USING THE DUAL TABLE

• SESSIONTIMEZONE FUNCTION

JOINING TABLES

• ABOUT JOINS

• INNER JOIN

• REFLEXIVE JOIN

• NON-KEY JOIN

• OUTER JOIN

USING THE SET OPERATORS

• ABOUT THE SET OPERATORS

• SET OPERATOR EXAMPLES

SUMMARY FUNCTIONS

• ABOUT SUMMARY FUNCTIONS

• SUMMARY FUNCTIONS WITH DISTINCT

USING SUB-QUERIES

• ABOUT SUB-QUERIES

• STANDARD SUB-QUERIES

• CORRELATED SUB-QUERIES

AGGREGATING DATA WITHIN GROUPS

• ABOUT SUMMARY GROUPS

• FINDING GROUPS WITHIN THE BASE TABLES

• SELECTING DATA FROM THE BASE TABLES

• SELECTING GROUPS FROM THE RESULT TABLE

BUILD SIMPLE SQL*PLUS REPORTS

• FORMAT COLUMN OUTPUT WITH COLUMN

• DEFINING REPORT BREAKS WITH BREAK

• PRODUCE SUBTOTALS WITH COMPUTE

USE DATA DEFINITION LANGUAGE TO CREATE & MANAGE TABLES

• CREATE TABLE STATEMENT

• NOT NULL

• DEFAULT

• ALTER TABLE STATEMENT

• DROP TABLE STATEMENT

• SUPPORTIVE STATEMENTS

• DESCRIBE

• RENAME

USE DATA MANIPULATION LANGUAGE TO MANIPULATE DATA

• ABOUT THE INSERT STATEMENT

• ABOUT THE DELETE STATEMENT

• ABOUT THE UPDATE STATEMENT

• ABOUT TRANSACTIONS

• ROLLBACK

• COMMIT

• SAVEPOINT

• SET TRANSACTION

• TRUNCATE TABLE

• COMPLEX TABLE REFERENCES

Also Discussed:

• REFERENCE INFORMATION

• SQL DDL STATEMENT REFERENCE

• SQL DML STATEMENT REFERENCE

• SQL TRANSACTION CONTROL STATEMENT REFERENCE

• SQL OPERATORS REFERENCE

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