Oracle Training Overview|
This Oracle 10g courseware training guide book will provide an introduction to the SQL database language within the context of an Oracle database. This course is a common starting point in the Oracle database curriculum for administrators, developers and business users.
Oracle Training Prerequisites
No mandatory prerequisites exist for this course. However, one or more of the following courses are suggested prerequisites:
E-Learning Value-Added Modules
- ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY TOUR
- ORACLE DESIGNER DATA MODELING
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Oracle Training Audience
The target audience for this course is all Oracle professionals, both business and systems professionals. Among the specific groups for whom this course will be helpful are:
Oracle Training Objectives
- Application designers and developers.
- Database administrators.
- Business users and non-technical end users.
Specific subject areas to be explored and objectives to be reached are:
A summation of relational database principles and an introduction to the Oracle relational database server.
Oracle Training Certification Examination
- Using the iSQL*Plus web-based database interface and other traditional interfaces.
- Writing simple SQL queries and moderately complex SQL queries using various join techniques.
- Summarizing, grouping and sorting data.
- Advanced query techniques such as correlated subqueries.
- Developing simple SQL*Plus reports.
- Creating and maintaining database tables.
- Taking advantage of new features such as the use of regular expressions.
- 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.
- Performing advanced SQL queries such as grouping and cube operations and SQL99 join syntax.
- Developing complex SQL*Plus reports and using SQL*Plus scripts.
Tests for the Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) and other related programs are administered by Sylvan Prometric, Inc. This course considers subjects included within "Exam 1Z1-042: Oracle Database 10g: Administration I". In addition to this course book, the following course books are also required to prepare for this certification test:
Following the training sessions Oracle Corporation recommends six-months production experience with the technology prior to taking the certification examinations. While this is good practice it may not be necessary for all individuals.
Oracle Training Course duration
Oracle Training Course outline
RELATIONAL DATABASES & SQL
- The companion volume ORACLE DATABASE10G: INTRODUCTION TO SQL - PART II
- ORACLE DATABASE 10G: ADMINISTRATION I
- ABOUT RELATIONAL DATABASES
- ELEMENTS OF SQL
BUILDING A SELECT STATEMENT
- ABOUT SQL*PLUS
- USING THE MS WINDOWS SQL*PLUS TOOL
- USING THE ISQL*PLUS WEB TOOL
- ENTERING COMMANDS & SYNTAX
BUILDING A WHERE CLAUSE
- ABOUT THE SELECT STATEMENT
- SELECTING COLUMNS
- USING ALIAS NAMES
ORDERING THE RESULT TABLE
- ABOUT LOGICAL OPERATORS
- EQUALITY OPERATOR
- BOOLEAN OPERATORS
- NULL & BETWEEN OPERATORS
- FINDING TEXT STRINGS
- IN OPERATOR
PSEUDO COLUMNS & FUNCTIONS
- ABOUT THE ORDER BY CLAUSE
- MULTIPLE COLUMN SORTS
- SPECIFYING THE SORT SEQUENCE
- ABOUT NULL VALUES WITHIN SORTS
- USING COLUMN ALIASES
- ABOUT PSEUDO COLUMNS & FUNCTIONS
- USING ROWID
- USING ROWNUM
- USING THE FUNCTIONS
- USING THE DUAL TABLE
- SESSIONTIMEZONE FUNCTION
USING SET OPERATORS
- ABOUT JOINS
- INNER JOIN
- REFLEXIVE JOIN
- NON-KEY JOIN
- OUTER JOIN
- ABOUT THE SET OPERATORS
- SET OPERATOR EXAMPLES
- ABOUT SUMMARY FUNCTIONS
- SUMMARY FUNCTIONS WITH DISTINCT
CREATING & SELECTING GROUPS
- ABOUT SUBQUERIES
- STANDARD SUBQUERIES
- CORRELATED SUBQUERIES
- 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
- ABOUT SQL*PLUS COMMANDS
- MORE ABOUT SCRIPT FILES
- INVOKING OPERATING SYSTEM COMMANDS
- SAVING SESSION OUTPUT
SQL DATA DEFINITION LANGUAGE
- ABOUT THE SQL*PLUS REPORT FEATURES
- SESSION OUTPUT WITH SET
- FORMAT COLUMN OUTPUT WITH COLUMN
- DEFINING REPORT BREAKS WITH BREAK
- PRODUCE SUBTOTALS WITH COMPUTE
SQL DATA MANIPULATION LANGUAGE
- ABOUT SQL DDL
- CREATE TABLE STATEMENT
- ALTER TABLE STATEMENT
- DROP TABLE STATEMENT
- SUPPORTIVE STATEMENTS
- ABOUT SQL DML
- ABOUT THE INSERT STATEMENT
- ABOUT THE DELETE STATEMENT
- ABOUT THE UPDATE STATEMENT
- ABOUT TRANSACTIONS
- TRUNCATE TABLE
- COMPLEX TABLE REFERENCES