Oracle SQL
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Oracle SQL


Course Code: OSP

Duration: 3 days

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Course Overview

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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.

The delegate will learn and acquire skills as follows:

  • 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

Together with the Oracle SQL Advanced course, the Oracle SQL course also covers the major topics required for the following Oracle examination:

  • Oracle Database SQL Fundamentals 1Z0-071

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

This exam is 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.

Follow-On Courses

Notes:
  • Course technical content is subject to change without notice.
  • Course content is structured as sessions, this does not strictly map to course timings. Concepts, content and practicals often span sessions.


 

Course Contents

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
  • The SQL*Plus Command Line History
  • Editing SQL Statements
  • The login.sql File
  • Creating, Editing and Executing SQL Files
  • The SQLcl Utility

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
  • Markup CSV

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


Oracle SQL


Course Code: OSP

Duration: 3 days

RRP: £1,350.00 exc. VAT 

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Course Reviews

Knowledgeable, interesting instruction from the trainer. Course was well-paced and adapted to the current level of knowledge of the class.

Linda - Defence - September 2018


Excellent Course. Material was great and we covered a lot of content. The course was flexible and we was given the opportunity to tailor the course the reflect our needs. Thank you.

Ahbab - Data Analyst / Interim Systems Manager - Government - August 2018


Great training course, and an excellent lecturer. The course was well structured, and well paced. The documentation was well written, structured and explain in good detail the theory and the steps behind the commands. I feel as if I expanded and basic and advanced features of SQL throughout this course, and it helped solidify my understanding, knowledge and confidence in the language. I would be happy to recommend this course.

Muraz - Postal/Distribution - August 2018


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I found the SQL course I attended very informative. Moreover, the course literature is detailed and easy to follow with useful examples provided. The lecturer for the 3 days, was very knowledgeable about the subject matter and happy to provide additional support when required.

Steven - Finance - July 2018


Remote connection worked well. Supportive staff to guide through the process. The course was well structured and paced. With good balance between theory working back into practical examples.

Howard - Utilities - May 2018


Nicely paced course, well delivered. Instructor appeared very comfortable with content, an enjoyable 3 days.

Peter - MI Analyst/Developer - Finance - January 2018


 
 
 
 

 
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