Oracle SQL Advanced

Oracle SQL Advanced

2 days @ £795.00 exc. VAT 
Course Code: OSA


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Oracle SQL Advanced Course Overview

The Oracle SQL Advanced course is designed to give delegates practical experience in using some of the more advanced features of Oracle SQL. Additional datatypes and the use of advanced SQL functions and expressions are covered together with enhanced table handling features.

Skills Gained

The delegates will practise:

  • Retrieving Data Using Correlated Subqueries, In-Line Views and Multi-Column Subqueries
  • Using the WITH Clause
  • Inserting and Updating Rows Using Complex Subqueries
  • Creating Hierarchical Queries
  • Creating Analytic Queries
  • Using ROLLUP, CUBE and GROUPING SETS Group By Enhancements
  • Implementing the GROUPING and GROUPING_ID Functions
  • Managing Large Data Sets
  • Inserting Data Conditionally and Unconditionally
  • Merging Rows in a Table
  • Creating TIMESTAMP and INTERVAL Datatypes
  • Using TIMESTAMP, TIMEZONE and INTERVAL Functions and Literals
  • Using Regular Expressions and Implementing Related Functions
  • Managing Objects with the Data Dictionary
  • Managing Schema Objects
  • Performing Flashback Operations
  • Creating and Using External Tables
  • Controlling User Access to Database Objects

Who will the Course Benefit?

Anyone who needs to use the more advanced features of SQL to improve their productivity in querying and updating an Oracle database.

Course Objectives

To provide the skills needed to use the more advanced features of Oracle SQL.

Examinations

Together with the Oracle SQL course, the Oracle SQL Advanced course covers the major topics required for the following Oracle examinations: Oracle Database SQL Expert (IZ0-047) and Oracle Database SQL Fundamentals (1Z0-071).

Before taking any exam, ensure you have the recommended experience. The Oracle website lists all exam requirements and these are updated regularly.

Exams are not included as part of the course.

Requirements

Delegates should have attended the Oracle SQL course or have a similar level of experience.

Pre-Requisite Courses

Follow-On Courses

NOTE: Course technical content is subject to change without notice.


Oracle SQL Advanced Training Course

Course Introduction

  • Administration and Course Materials
  • Course Structure and Agenda
  • Delegate and Trainer Introductions

Session 1: RETRIEVE DATA USING SUBQUERIES

  • ANY, ALL or SOME Operators
  • Correlated Subqueries
  • In-Line Views
  • The Exists Operator
  • The WITH Clause
  • Multi-Column Subqueries
  • Insert and Update Using a Query
  • Correlated Update and Delete

Session 2: HIERARCHICAL QUERIES

  • Hierarchical data
  • The START WITH and CONNECT BY clauses
  • The LEVEL pseudo-column
  • Sequencing the output
  • Eliminating nodes and branches

Session 3: ANALYTIC QUERIES

  • Ranking functions
  • The NTILE and WIDTH_BUCKET functions
  • Analytic Aggregate functions

Session 4: ENHANCED GROUPING FEATURES

  • Review of basic grouping concepts
  • The ROLLUP and CUBE extensions
  • The GROUPING SETS extension
  • Using the GROUPING and GROUPING_ID functions

Session 5: MANAGE LARGE DATA SETS

  • Multi-table Inserts
  • Conditional and Unconditional Inserts
  • Merging Data into a Table
  • Table and View Based Merge
  • A Sub Query Based Merge

Session 6: FLASHBACK TECHNOLOGY

  • Flashback Query
  • The AS Clause
  • Flashback Table
  • Flashback Drop

Oracle SQL Advanced Training Course

Session 7: DATE, TIME AND TIMEZONE SUPPORT

  • Date, Timestamp and Interval datatypes
  • Handling dates and times
  • Handling intervals
  • Date, timestamp and interval functions and literals
  • Related NLS parameters

Session 8: REGULAR EXPRESSION SUPPORT

  • Regular Expression Notation
  • Character matching
  • Repetition operators
  • Sub expression grouping
  • Regular expression functions

Session 9:ANAGE OBJECTS WITH THE DATA DICTIONARY

  • The Data Dictionary
  • Useful Data Dictionary Tables
  • Using the Data Dictionary

Session 10: MANAGE SCHEMA OBJECTS

  • Column Operations
  • Constraint Operations
  • Creating and Dropping Indexes
  • B-Tree Indexes
  • Function Based Indexes
  • Descending Indexes
  • Creating and Using External Tables

Session 11: ACCESS CONTROL

  • System Privileges and Roles
  • Create Users
  • Alter User Details
  • Grant and Revoke Object Privileges
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