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Introduction to SQL/PLSQL Accelerated Ed 2

  • Tuition USD $8,140 GSA  $6,423.17
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 508 Ratings
  • Course Code D80178GC20
  • Duration 5 days
  • Available Formats Classroom

This Introduction to SQL/PLSQL Accelerated course will teach you SQL and PL/SQL programming language concepts. Learn how to write SQL commands, develop stored PL/SQL procedures, functions, packages and database triggers. This accelerated course covers 10 days worth of content in only 5 days.

Learn To:

  • Understand the fundamental and core concepts of relational databases.
  • Create reports of sorted and restricted data.
  • Run data manipulation statements (DML).
  • Retrieve row and column data from tables.
  • Control privileges at the object and system level.
  • Create indexes and constraints; alter existing schema objects.
  • Create and query external tables.
  • Create anonymous PL/SQL blocks, functions and procedures.
  • Conditionally control code flow (loops, control structures).
  • Create stored procedures, functions and packages.
  • Conditionally control code flow (loops, control structures).
  • Use PL/SQL packages to group and contain related constructs.
  • Create triggers to solve business challenges.
  • Leverage the Oracle supplied PL/SQL packages for various programming tasks.

Benefits to You

By enrolling in this course, you'll gain expertise in relational database data management as you learn how to effectively use SQL commands against your business data. These features will help you query and manipulate data within the database, use the dictionary views to retrieve metadata and create reports about their schema objects. Extend the functionality of the SQL language with PL/SQL language to write application code.

Participate in Hands-On Exercises

Through hands-on instruction from expert Oracle instructors, you'll learn to develop stored procedures, functions, packages and more. Hands-on exercises will help reinforce your learning.

Course Bundle Note

This course is a combination of Oracle Database: Introduction to SQL and Oracle Database: Program with PL/SQL courses.

Skills Gained

  • Write SELECT statements that include queries
  • Retrieve row and column data from tables
  • Run data manipulation statements (DML) in Oracle Database 12c
  • Create tables to store data
  • Utilize views to display data
  • Control database access to specific objects
  • Manage schema objects
  • Display data from multiple tables using JOIN syntax
  • Use conditional compilation to customize the functionality in a PL/SQL application without removing any source code
  • Design PL/SQL packages to group related constructs
  • Create overloaded package subprograms for more flexibility
  • Design PL/SQL anonymous blocks that execute efficiently
  • Leverage the functionality of the various Oracle Supplied PL/SQL packages
  • Write dynamic SQL for more coding flexibility
  • Identify the major structural components of the Oracle Database 12c
  • Create reports of aggregated data

Prerequisites

  • Familiarity with data processing concepts and techniques
  • Previous programming experience
  • Data processing

Course Details

Introduction to Oracle Database

  • List the features of Oracle Database 12c
  • Discuss the basic design, theoretical, and physical aspects of a relational database
  • Categorize the different types of SQL statements
  • Describe the data set used by the course
  • Log on to the database using SQL Developer environment
  • Save queries to files and use script files in SQL Developer

Retrieve Data using the SQL SELECT Statement

  • List the capabilities of SQL SELECT statements
  • Generate a report of data from the output of a basic SELECT statement
  • Select All Columns
  • Select Specific Columns
  • Use Column Heading Defaults
  • Use Arithmetic Operators
  • Understand Operator Precedence
  • Learn the DESCRIBE command to display the table structure

Learn to Restrict and Sort Data

  • Write queries that contain a WHERE clause to limit the output retrieved
  • List the comparison operators and logical operators that are used in a WHERE clause
  • Describe the rules of precedence for comparison and logical operators
  • Use character string literals in the WHERE clause
  • Write queries that contain an ORDER BY clause to sort the output of a SELECT statement
  • Sort output in descending and ascending order

Usage of Single-Row Functions to Customize Output

  • Describe the differences between single row and multiple row functions
  • Manipulate strings with character function in the SELECT and WHERE clauses
  • Manipulate numbers with the ROUND, TRUNC, and MOD functions
  • Perform arithmetic with date data
  • Manipulate dates with the DATE functions

Invoke Conversion Functions and Conditional Expressions

  • Describe implicit and explicit data type conversion
  • Use the TO_CHAR, TO_NUMBER, and TO_DATE conversion functions
  • Nest multiple functions
  • Apply the NVL, NULLIF, and COALESCE functions to data
  • Use conditional IF THEN ELSE logic in a SELECT statement

Aggregate Data Using the Group Functions

  • Use the aggregation functions to produce meaningful reports
  • Divide the retrieved data in groups by using the GROUP BY clause
  • Exclude groups of data by using the HAVING clause

Display Data From Multiple Tables Using Joins

  • Write SELECT statements to access data from more than one table
  • View data that generally does not meet a join condition by using outer joins
  • Join a table to itself by using a self join

Use Sub-queries to Solve Queries

  • Describe the types of problem that sub-queries can solve
  • Define sub-queries
  • List the types of sub-queries
  • Write single-row and multiple-row sub-queries

The SET Operators

  • Describe the SET operators
  • Use a SET operator to combine multiple queries into a single query
  • Control the order of rows returned

Data Manipulation Statements

  • Describe each DML statement
  • Insert rows into a table
  • Change rows in a table by the UPDATE statement
  • Delete rows from a table with the DELETE statement
  • Save and discard changes with the COMMIT and ROLLBACK statements
  • Explain read consistency

Use of DDL Statements to Create and Manage Tables

  • Categorize the main database objects
  • Review the table structure
  • List the data types available for columns
  • Create a simple table
  • Decipher how constraints can be created at table creation
  • Describe how schema objects work

Other Schema Object

  • Create a simple and complex view
  • Retrieve data from views
  • Create, maintain, and use sequences
  • Create and maintain indexes
  • Create private and public synonyms

Introduction to PL/SQL

  • Overview of PL/SQL
  • Identify the benefits of PL/SQL Subprograms
  • Overview of the types of PL/SQL blocks
  • Create a Simple Anonymous Block
  • How to generate output from a PL/SQL Block

Declare PL/SQL Identifiers

  • List the different Types of Identifiers in a PL/SQL subprogram
  • Usage of the Declarative Section to Define Identifiers
  • Use variables to store data
  • Identify Scalar Data Types
  • The %TYPE Attribute
  • What are Bind Variables
  • Sequences in PL/SQL Expressions

SQL statements in PL/SQL blocks

  • Invoke SELECT Statements in PL/SQL
  • Retrieve Data in PL/SQL
  • SQL Cursor concept
  • Avoid Errors by using Naming Conventions when using Retrieval and DML Statements
  • Data Manipulation in the Server using PL/SQL
  • Understand the SQL Cursor concept
  • Use SQL Cursor Attributes to Obtain Feedback on DML
  • Save and Discard Transactions

Control Structures

  • Conditional processing using IF Statements
  • Conditional processing using CASE Statements
  • Describe simple Loop Statement
  • Describe While Loop Statement
  • Describe For Loop Statement
  • Use the Continue Statement

Composite Data Types

  • Use PL/SQL Records
  • The %ROWTYPE Attribute
  • Insert and Update with PL/SQL Records
  • INDEX BY Tables
  • Examine INDEX BY Table Methods
  • Use INDEX BY Table of Records

Explicit Cursors

  • What are Explicit Cursors
  • Declare the Cursor
  • Open the Cursor
  • Fetch data from the Cursor
  • Close the Cursor
  • Cursor FOR loop
  • The %NOTFOUND and %ROWCOUNT Attributes
  • Describe the FOR UPDATE Clause and WHERE CURRENT Clause

Exception Handling

  • Understand Exceptions
  • Handle Exceptions with PL/SQL
  • Trap Predefined Oracle Server Errors
  • Trap Non-Predefined Oracle Server Errors
  • Trap User-Defined Exceptions
  • Propagate Exceptions
  • RAISE_APPLICATION_ERROR Procedure

Stored Procedures

  • Create a Modularized and Layered Subprogram Design
  • Modularize Development With PL/SQL Blocks
  • Understand the PL/SQL Execution Environment
  • List the benefits of using PL/SQL Subprograms
  • List the differences between Anonymous Blocks and Subprograms
  • Create, Call, and Remove Stored Procedures
  • Implement Procedures Parameters and Parameters Modes
  • View Procedure Information

Exception Handling

  • Understand Exceptions
  • Handle Exceptions with PL/SQL
  • Trap Predefined Oracle Server Errors
  • Trap Non-Predefined Oracle Server Errors
  • Trap User-Defined Exceptions
  • Propagate Exceptions
  • RAISE_APPLICATION_ERROR Procedure

Stored Procedures

  • Create a Modularized and Layered Subprogram Design
  • Modularize Development With PL/SQL Blocks
  • Understand the PL/SQL Execution Environment
  • List the benefits of using PL/SQL Subprograms
  • List the differences between Anonymous Blocks and Subprograms
  • Create, Call, and Remove Stored Procedures
  • Implement Procedures Parameters and Parameters Modes
  • View Procedure Information

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