Oracle 11g and 12c Foundations: SQL and SQL*Plus

Course:  OR11F
Duration:  5 Days
Level:  I
Course Summary

You will receive a hands-on introduction to SQL Basics and SQL*Plus including a basic knowledge of relational databases and how to access them through SQL and SQL*Plus. Topics necessary to the development and basic administration of an Oracle 11g or Oracle 12c database are also covered.

This course can also be presented with content specific to Oracle 10g.

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Topics Covered In This Course

In the Beginning?Database Management System Overview

  • What is a Database?
  • Types of DBMSs

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

Fundamentals of Relational Database Management Systems

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

SQL Basics and SQL*Plus

  • Understanding the 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 & Mandatory Clauses

Using SQL Developer

  • Understanding the SQL Developer Environment and Commands

The WHERE and ORDER BY Clause

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

Single Row Functions

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

Joining Data from Multiple Tables in Queries

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

Group Functions and the GROUP BY Clause

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

Using Subqueries and CASE Clauses

  • Single-Row, Multi-Row, 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

Analytic Functions (Optional)

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

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

Data Manipulation Language (DML) Commands

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

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 / Displaying Constraint Information
  • Handling Exceptions
  • Views, Synonyms, Sequences, Indexes, Virtual Columns
  • Temporary Tables, External Tables

Security

  • Users, Privileges, Roles, Changing Passwords

Getting Data In And Out Of Oracle

  • SQL*Loader Basics
  • Importing Oracle Data Into Excel
  • Direct Database Queries Using ODBC
What You Can Expect

Upon successfully completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Converse in relational database terminology
  • Understand Structured Query Language basics
  • Extract and organize information from the database
  • Insert, update & delete information in database tables
  • Create and drop tables, views, synonyms and indexes
Who Should Take This Course

Application Designers, Developers, & Database Administrators, as well as those seeking the OCA certification.

Recommended Prerequisites

An understanding of relational database design concepts.

Training Style

Short lecture sessions (60%) along with hands-on lab sessions (40%).

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Schedule For This Course
1/22/2018
Basking Ridge, NJ
1/29/2018
Albany, NY
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