OCDSQLW1 – Oracle Database SQL Workshop 1

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  • Code: OCDSQLW1
  • Duration: Days 3
  • Price per delegate: £1,635 +VAT

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Course Description:

This course offers you an introduction to Oracle Database 12c database technology. You will learn the concepts of relational databases and the powerful SQL programming language. Discover essential SQL skills that allow developers to write queries against single and multiple tables, manipulate data in tables and create database objects.

Learn To:

    Understand SQL statements, as well as the Oracle Relational Database.
    Use SQL Developer.
    Write reports using SQL statements.
    Manipulate data in relational tables and save the data.
    Understand the concepts of relational databases and the powerful SQL programming language.
    Write reports using SQL Statements

Benefits to You:

Ensure fast, reliable, secure and easy to manage performance. Optimize database workloads, lower IT costs and deliver a higher quality of service by enabling consolidation onto database clouds.

Use Single Row Functions:

This Oracle Database course will also teach you how to use single row functions to customize output. Explore using conversion functions and conditional expressions, along with use group functions to report aggregated data.

Reinforce Your Knowledge through Hands-On Exercises:

Demonstrations and hands-on practice reinforce the fundamental concepts you'll delve into in this course. You will discover and use Oracle SQL Developer as the main environment tool for writing SQL. SQL*Plus is also introduced as an optional tool

Target Student:

    Forms Developer
    Functional Implementer
    System Analysts
    Application Developers
    PL/SQL Developer


Familiarity with data processing concepts and techniques
Familiarity with programming languages

Performance Based Objectives:

Define the goals of the course
List the features of Oracle Database 12c
Describe the salient features of Oracle Cloud 12c
Discuss the theoretical and physical aspects of a relational database
Describe Oracle server's implementation of RDBMS and object relational database management system (ORDBMS)
Identify the development environments that can be used for this course
Describe the database and schema used in this course

Course Content:


    Course Objectives, Course Agenda and Appendixes Used in this Course
    Overview of Oracle Database 12c and Related Products
    Overview of relational database management concepts and terminologies
    Introduction to SQL and its development environments
    What is Oracle SQL Developer?
    Starting SQL*Plus from Oracle SQL Developer
    The Human Resource(HR) Schema
    Tables used in the Course

Retrieving Data using the SQL SELECT Statement

    Capabilities of the SELECT statement
    Arithmetic expressions and NULL values in the SELECT statement
    Column aliases
    Use of concatenation operator, literal character strings, alternative quote operator, and the DISTINCT keyword
    Use of the DESCRIBE command

Restricting and Sorting Data

    Limiting the Rows
    Rules of precedence for operators in an expression
    Substitution Variables
    Using the DEFINE and VERIFY command

Using 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

Using 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

Reporting Aggregated Data Using the Group Functions

    Group Functions
    Creating Groups of Data
    Restricting Group Results

Displaying Data From Multiple Tables Using Joins

    Introduction to JOINS
    Types of Joins
    Natural join
    Non equijoins
    OUTER join

Using Subqueries to Solve Queries

    Introduction to Subqueries
    Single Row Subqueries
    Multiple Row Subqueries

Using the SET Operators

    Set Operators
    UNION and UNION ALL operator
    INTERSECT operator
    MINUS operator
    Matching the SELECT statements
    Using ORDER BY clause in set operations

Managing Tables using DML statements

    Data Manipulation Language
    Database Transactions

Introduction to Data Definition Language

    Data Definition Language