Introduction to Oracle 11g Programming Training in Denver

Enroll in or hire us to teach our Introduction to Oracle 11g Programming class in Denver, Colorado by calling us @303.377.6176. Like all HSG classes, Introduction to Oracle 11g Programming may be offered either onsite or via instructor led virtual training. Consider looking at our public training schedule to see if it is scheduled: Public Training Classes
Provided there are enough attendees, Introduction to Oracle 11g Programming may be taught at one of our local training facilities.

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Course Description

 
In this class, students will learn how to create, retrieve, and manipulate objects in Oracle 11g Structured Query Language (SQL). Students will also be introduced to Oracle 10g database features and tools. The Oracle 11g release has greatly enhanced the features and functionality of PL/SQL. Students will learn the fundamentals of the PL/SQL programming language. Students will write stored procedures, functions, packages, and triggers, and implement complex business rules in Oracle. Students will learn programming, management, and security issues of working with PL/SQL program units. Programming topics will include the built-in packages that come with Oracle, the creation of triggers, and stored procedure features. Audience: Database application developers
Course Length: 5 Days
Course Tuition: $2090 (US)

Prerequisites

Familiarity with relational database concepts as well as a solid understanding of 3GL programming are required.

Course Outline

 

Relational Database and SQL Overview
Review of Relational Database Terminology
Relational Database Management Systems
Introduction to SQL
Oracle Versioning and History
Logical and Physical Storage Structures
Connecting to a SQL Database
Datatypes
Sample Database

Using Oracle SQL*Plus
SQL*Plus
The SQL Buffer
Buffer Manipulation Commands
Running SQL*Plus Scripts
Tailoring Your SQL*Plus Environment
Viewing Table Characteristics
SQL*Plus Substitution Variables
Interactive SQL*Plus Scripts
SQL*Plus LOB Support
Graphical Clients

SQL Queries – The SELECT Statement
The SELECT Statement
The CASE...WHEN Expression
Choosing Rows with the WHERE Clause
NULL Values
Compound Expressions
IN and BETWEEN
Pattern Matching: LIKE and REGEXP_LIKE
Creating Some Order

Scalar Functions
SQL Functions
Using SQL Functions
String Functions
Regular Expression Functions
Numeric Functions
Date Functions
Date Formats
Conversion Functions
Literal Values
Intervals
Oracle Pseudocolumns

SQL Queries - Joins
Selecting from Multiple Tables
Joining Tables
Self Joins
Outer Joins

Aggregate Functions and Advanced Techniques
Introduction to Oracle®11gProgramming
Subqueries
Correlated Subqueries
The EXISTS Operator
The Aggregate Functions
Nulls and DISTINCT
Grouping Rows
Combining SELECT Statements

Data Manipulation and Transactions
The INSERT Statement
The UPDATE Statement
The DELETE Statement
Transaction Management
Concurrency
Explicit Locking
Data Inconsistencies
Loading Tables From External Sources

Data Definition and Control Statements
Datatypes
Defining Tables
Constraints
Inline Constraints
Modifying Table Definitions
Deleting a Table Definition
Controlling Access to Your Tables

Other Database Objects
Views
Creating Views
Updatable Views
Sequences
Synonyms

Triggers
Beyond Declarative Integrity
Triggers
Types of Triggers
Trigger Sequencing
Row-Level Triggers
Trigger Predicates
Trigger Conditions
Using Sequences
Cascading Triggers and Mutating Tables
Generating an Error
Maintaining Triggers

PL/SQL Variables and Datatypes
Anonymous Blocks
Declaring Variables
Datatypes
Subtypes
Character Data
Dates and Timestamps
Date Intervals
Anchored Types
Assignment and Conversions
Selecting into a Variable
Returning into a Variable

PL/SQL Syntax and Logic
Conditional Statements – IF/THEN
Conditional Statements – CASE
Comments and Labels
Loops
WHILE and FOR Loops
SQL in PL/SQL
Local Procedures and Functions

Stored Procedures and Functions
Stored Subprograms
Creating a Stored Procedure
Procedure Calls and Parameters
Parameter Modes
Named Parameter Notation
Default Arguments
Creating a Stored Function
Stored Functions and SQL
Invoker’s Rights

Exception Handling
SQLCODE and SQLERRM
Exception Handlers
Nesting Blocks
Scope and Name Resolution
Declaring and Raising Named Exceptions
User-Defined Exceptions

Records, Collections, and User-Defined Types
Record Variables
Using the %ROWTYPE Attribute
User-Defined Object Types
VARRAY and Nested TABLE Collections
Using Nested TABLEs
Using VARRAYs
Collections in Database Tables
Associative Array Collections
Collection Methods
Iterating Through Collections

Cursors
Multi-Row Queries
Declaring and Opening Cursors
Fetching Rows
Closing Cursors
The Cursor FOR Loop
FOR UPDATE Cursors
Cursor Parameters
The Implicit (SQL) Cursor

Bulk Operations
Bulk Binding
BULK COLLECT Clause
FORALL Statement
FORALL Variations
Bulk Returns
Bulk Fetching with Cursors

Using Packages
Packages
Oracle-Supplied Packages
The DBMS_OUTPUT Package
The DBMS_UTILITY Package
The UTL_FILE Package
Creating Pipes with DBMS_PIPE
Writing to and Reading from a Pipe
The DBMS_METADATA Package
XML Packages
Networking Packages
Other Supplied Packages

Creating Packages
Structure of a Package
The Package Interface and Implementation
Package Variables and Package State
Overloading Package Functions and Procedures
Forward Declarations
Strong REF CURSOR Variables
Weak REF CURSOR Variables

Working with LOBs
Large Object Types
Oracle Directories
LOB Locators
Internal LOBs
LOB Storage and SECUREFILEs
External LOBs
Temporary LOBs
The DBMS_LOB Package

Maintaining PL/SQL Code
Privileges for Stored Programs
Data Dictionary
PL/SQL Stored Program Compilation
Conditional Compilation
Compile-Time Warnings
The PL/SQL Execution Environment
Dependencies and Validation
Maintaining Stored Programs

Appendix A - The Data Dictionary
Introducing the Data Dictionary
DBA, ALL, and USER Data Dictionary Views
Some Useful Data Dictionary Queries

Appendix B: Dynamic SQL
Generating SQL at Runtime
Native Dynamic SQL vs. DBMS_SQL Package
The EXECUTE IMMEDIATE Statement
Using Bind Variables
Multi-row Dynamic Queries
Bulk Operations with Dynamic SQL
Using DBMS_SQL
DBMS_SQL Subprograms

Appendix C: PL/SQL Versions, Datatypes, and Language Limits

Appendix D: Oracle 11g Supplied Packages

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