Oracle 11g Foundations: SQL & SQL Plus

Application designers, developers, and database administrators

Prerequisite
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Expected Duration
5 day

Description

In this course, you will receive a hands-on introduction to SQL Basics and SQL*Plus, and you will learn the basics of relational databases and how to access them through SQL and SQL*Plus. This course also covers topics necessary to the development and administration of an Oracle 11g database.

Objective

1. In the Beginning.Database Management System Overview

  • What is a Database
  • Types of DBMSs

2. Introduction to Entity Relationship Modeling

  • What is a Data Model
  • Why Use an Entity Relationship Model
  • Input and Components of an Entity Relationship Model
  • Reading the Entity Relationship Model
  • Guidelines for a Model Review

3. Fundamentals of Relational Database Management Systems

  • What is an RDBMS
  • History of SQL
  • Physical Data Storage
  • Relationships between Tables
  • Domains – Data Integrity Constraint

4. SQL Basics and SQL*Plus

  • Difference Between SQL, SQL*Plus, and PL/SQL
  • Invoking and Leaving SQL*Plus
  • Entering and Executing Commands
  • The SQL Buffer, SQL*Plus Default Output
  • LOGIN.SQL
  • The SELECT Command and Mandatory Clauses

5. Using SQL Developer

  • SQL Developer Environment and Commands

6. The WHERE and ORDER BY Clause

  • WHERE, ORDER BY Clause
  • Using the Data Dictionary
  • Hierarchical Queries

7. Single Row Functions

  • Single Row vs. Group Functions
  • Date and Numeric Format Models
  • Data Conversion
  • Control Statements
  • Regular Expressions

8. Joining Data from Multiple Tables in Queries

  • The JOIN Condition/The Cartesian Product
  • Outer JOINs
  • SET Operators
  • ANSI SQL99 Joins

9. Group Functions and the GROUP BY Clause

  • Group Functions
  • Distinct Operator in Group Functions
  • GROUP BY, WITH Clause, ROLLUP, CUBE
  • GROUPING SETS

10. Using Subqueries and CASE Clauses

  • Single-Row, Multi-Row, and Multi-Column Subqueries
  • Subqueries in a WHERE Clause
  • Subqueries in the FROM Clause – In-Line Views
  • Subqueries in the SELECT Clause – Scalar Subqueries
  • Correlated Subqueries
  • CASE Clause

11. Analytic Functions (Optional)

  • Single-Row Analytic Functions
  • Aggregating Analytic Functions
  • PIVOT/UNPIVOT

12. SQL*Plus Reporting

  • SQL*Plus Report Writing Commands
  • COLUMN Command/Titles, System Variables
  • Master-Detail Report with TITLE and COLUMN Commands
  • Control Breaks, Computing Aggregate Amounts
  • Using SET Variables in SQL*Plus, SQL to Generate SQL

13. Data Manipulation Language (DML) Commands

  • INSERT, UPDATE, DELETE, MERGE Command
  • Use of Subqueries
  • Transaction Control Commands/Read Consistency/Locking
  • The MERGE Command
  • Flashback Queries

14. Data Definition Language (DDL) Commands

  • DDL Commands, Object Naming, Dropping Objects
  • TRUNCATE, COMMENT, RENAME Command
  • Creating Tables/Integrity Constraints
  • CREATE TABLE, ALTER TABLE Command
  • Datatypes, Types of Declarative Constraints
  • Default Values
  • Creating, Deferrable, Dropping, Disabling/Enabling Constraints/DisplayingConstraint Information
  • Handling Exceptions
  • Views, Synonyms, Sequences, Indexes, Virtual Columns
  • Temporary Tables, External Tables

15. Security

  • Users, Privileges, Roles, Changing Passwords

16. Getting Data In And Out Of Oracle

  • SQL*Loader Basics
  • Importing Oracle Data Into Excel
  • Direct Database Queries Using ODBC

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$2,695.00

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