Oracle SQL

Oracle SQL

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Oracle SQL Course Overview

The Oracle SQL course is designed to give delegates practical experience in writing SQL statements and scripts using Oracle SQL. The basic SELECT statement, the use of SQL functions and the basic table and view handling statements are introduced.

Skills Gained

The delegates will practise:

  • Creating SQL statements to query database tables
  • Using standard aggregate functions and related SELECT statement clauses
  • Joining Tables
  • Using basic subqueries and the set operators
  • Using numeric, character and date functions
  • Using conversion and other miscellaneous functions
  • Using SQL parameters
  • Using complex subqueries
  • Creating and altering tables and views
  • Inserting, updating and deleting rows in database tables
  • Managing sequences and synonyms

Who will the Course Benefit?

Anyone who needs to use and understand Oracle SQL to query and update data in an Oracle database.

Course Objectives

To provide the skills needed to query and update data held in an Oracle Relational Database.

Examinations

The course covers the major topics required for the Oracle examinations 1Z0-051: Oracle Database 11g: SQL Fundamentals and 1Z0-061: Oracle Database 12c: SQL Fundamentals. Together with the Oracle SQL Advanced course, the Oracle SQL course also covers the major topics required for the following Oracle examinations: 1Z0-047: Oracle Database SQL Expert and 1Z0-071: Oracle Database SQL Fundamentals .

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

There are no formal pre-requisites for the Oracle SQL course, although an understanding of databases and exposure to information technology in general would be useful.


Oracle SQL Training Course

Session 1: RELATIONAL DATABASE CONCEPTS

  • What is an Oracle Database
  • Relational Database Structures
  • Tables, Rows and Columns
  • Indexes, Primary Keys and Foreign Keys
  • Supported Datatypes
  • The Data Dictionary

Session 2: USING SQL*PLUS

  • What is SQL*Plus
  • Getting Started
  • Entering and Executing SQL Statements
  • Editing SQL Statements
  • Creating, Editing and Executing SQL Files

Session 3: USING SQL DEVELOPER

  • What is Oracle SQL Developer
  • Starting SQL Developer
  • Configure a Connection
  • Navigation Tabs
  • SQL Worksheet
  • Query Builder

Session 4: RETRIEVING DATA WITH THE SELECT STATEMENT

  • The SELECT Statement
  • The SELECT and FROM Clauses
  • Conditions and the WHERE Clause
  • Other Conditional Operators
  • Logical Operators
  • The ORDER BY Clause
  • Column Aliases
  • Arithmetic Expressions
  • Precedence of Operators

Session 5: AGGREGATE FUNCTIONS

  • Overview of Built In Aggregate Functions
  • The GROUP BY Clause
  • The HAVING Clause

Session 6: JOINING TABLES

  • Overview of Table Joins
  • Inner Joins
  • Table Aliases
  • Outer Joins
  • Self Joins
  • ANSI Standard Joins

Session 7: BASIC SUBQUERIES AND SET OPERATORS

  • Overview of Subqueries
  • Basic Subqueries
  • Set Operators
  • The Union, Intersect and Minus Operators

Oracle SQL Training Course

Session 8: NUMERIC, CHARACTER AND DATE FUNCTIONS

  • Function Types
  • Using the Table dual to try out Functions
  • Numeric Functions
  • Character Functions
  • String Concatenation
  • Date Arithmetic and Date Functions

Session 9: CONVERSION AND MISCELLANEOUS FUNCTIONS

  • Conversion Functions
  • The NVL and NVL2 Functions
  • The DECODE Function
  • CASE Expressions
  • The COALESCE and NULLIF Functions

Session 10: SQL PARAMETERS

  • Command Line Substitution Parameters
  • The Accept Command
  • The Define and Undefine Commands

Session 11: COMPLEX SUBQUERIES

  • Subqueries Usage
  • In-Line Views
  • Top-N Queries
  • Subqueries with Joins
  • Multi Column Subqueries
  • Correlated Subqueries
  • Subquery Rules
  • Using the ANY, ALL and SOME Operators

Oracle SQL Training Course

Session 12: MANAGING DATA

  • Inserting Rows
  • Updating Rows
  • Deleting Rows
  • Verifying Updates
  • Transaction Control
  • Commit and Rollback
  • Savepoints
  • Commits and Constraints
  • Amending Data in SQL Developer

Session 13: MANAGING TABLES

  • Creating Tables
  • Specifying Constraints
  • Altering Tables, Columns and Constraints
  • Dropping Tables, Columns and Constraints
  • Recovering Dropped Tables
  • Copying Tables

Session 14: MANAGING INDEXES AND VIEWS

  • Creating Indexes
  • Dropping Indexes
  • Listing Indexes
  • Creating and Using Views
  • Dropping Views
  • Listing Views

Session 15: MANAGING SEQUENCES AND SYNONYMS

  • Create a Sequence
  • View Sequence Details
  • Create a Synonym
  • List Synonyms
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Very well presented course, the instructor made it very interactive throughout.

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I really enjoyed the course and I know this because I didn't clock watch and the days passed quickly. I have learnt a lot and that will be useful when I return to work but, as expect, not all the course content was relevant to me but I knew that before attending. The trainer was very knowledgeable in the subject and used a lot of meaningful examples. Course notes and examples were excellent. Thank you.

Nicky - Senior Cost Engineer - Defence - August 2017


The course was very useful and I was able to work at a steady pace. The practical was very good and helped me remember and practice subjects we have covered. Highly recommended.

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The instructor led the course very well, taking it at a suitable pace according to our learning needs. The mixing in of regular practical exercises broke up the theory well and provided a good format for the class. Very informative course and well presented.

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