Oracle Program with PL/SQL
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Oracle Program with PL/SQL

5 days @ £2,120.00 exc. VAT 

Course Code: OPPL

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Course Overview

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Oracle Program with PL/SQL Course Overview

The Oracle Program with PL/SQL training course introduces the delegate to Oracle's PL/SQL programming language and provides practical experience in writing stand-alone programs, developing database triggers and implementing stored functions, procedures and packages. It also introduces some of the Oracle-supplied packages.

The delegate will learn and acquire skills as follows:

  • Writing and running PL/SQL programs from SQL*Plus or SQL Developer
  • Declaring and using variables and constants
  • Assigning and manipulating values
  • Using SQL statements within PL/SQL
  • Implementing conditional execution and loop constructs
  • Declaring and using cursors with and without parameters
  • Updating data with cursors
  • Trapping and handling errors and exceptions in code
  • Implementing nested and labelled loops and blocks
  • Raising exceptions
  • Handling PL/SQL records and Index-By tables
  • Using PL/SQL Index-By table built-in functions
  • Implementing various types of trigger
  • Creating, managing and invoking stored procedures
  • Creating, managing and executing stored functions
  • Developing and using packages
  • Using package features and constructs effectively
  • Wrapping packages
  • Using Cursor Variables
  • Using records and Index-By tables or associative arrays in packages
  • Implementing Bulk Binding and Bulk Collecting techniques
  • Managing program unit dependencies
  • Implementing Native Compilation and Compile-time Warnings
  • Implementing Native Dynamic SQL
  • Using a variety of Oracle-supplied packages

Who will the Course Benefit?

Oracle database administrators, software development personnel and database support staff who need to write PL/SQL scripts and implement or maintain database triggers, program units and packages.

Course Objectives

To provide the skills needed to develop, write and maintain PL/SQL scripts, triggers, stored program units and packages.

Examinations

The Oracle Program with PL/SQL course will teach the major topics required for the delegate to work towards achieving the #1Z0-144 - Oracle Database 11g: Program with PL/SQL

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

A working knowledge of Oracle SQL or SQL Developer is required along with practical experience in writing SQL statements. This can be obtained by attendance on the pre-requisite courses. Some previous programming experience will also prove advantageous as well as practical experience in writing SQL statements.

Pre-Requisite Courses

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 Program with PL/SQL Training Course

Course Introduction

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

Session 1: PL/SQL FUNDAMENTALS

  • What is PL/SQL?
  • Basic Elements
  • Variables and Constants
  • Data Types
  • Initializing Variables and Assigning Values
  • Using SQL Statements in Code
  • Generating Output to SQL or SQL Developer

Session 2: PROGRAM LOGIC

  • IF THEN ELSE Statements
  • CASE Expressions
  • The Basic Loop Construct
  • WHILE and FOR Loops
  • Nested and Labelled Loops
  • The GOTO Statement
  • The CONTINUE Statement

Session 3: USING CURSORS

  • What is a Cursor?
  • Implicit and Explicit Cursors
  • Cursor Operations
  • Declaring, Opening and Closing Cursors
  • Fetching Rows
  • Status Checking
  • Using Cursors FOR UPDATE
  • The Cursor FOR Loop
  • Parameterised Cursors

Oracle Program with PL/SQL Training Course

Session 4: EXCEPTIONS AND NESTED BLOCKS

  • The EXCEPTION Section
  • Types of Exception
  • Handling Named System-Raised Exceptions
  • Handling Unnamed System-Raised Exceptions
  • User-Declared Exceptions and Application Errors
  • When others then Null
  • Nested and Labelled Blocks
  • Propagation of Exceptions
  • Scope of Variables and Cursors

Session 5: PL/SQL RECORDS AND INDEX-BY TABLES

  • Declaring Record Types
  • Handling PL/SQL Records
  • Nested Records
  • Declaring PL/SQL Index-By Tables or Associative Arrays
  • PL/SQL Table Built In Functions
  • Manipulating PL/SQL Tables or Associative Arrays

Oracle Program with PL/SQL Training Course

Session 6: TRIGGERS

  • DML Triggers
  • The CREATE TRIGGER Statement
  • Writing Trigger Code
  • INSTEAD OF Triggers
  • Calling Procedures from Triggers
  • Coding Restrictions
  • System Event and DDL Triggers
  • Attribute Functions
  • Compound Triggers
  • Create Trigger Follows Clause
  • Managing Triggers
  • Privileges required for Triggers
  • Dictionary Information Concerning triggers

Session 7: PROCEDURES

  • What is a Procedure?
  • The CREATE PROCEDURE Statement
  • Procedure Parameters
  • Invoking Procedures
  • Local Subprograms
  • Named Association Parameter Passing
  • Definer's Right and Invoker's Rights
  • Autonomous Transactions
  • Managing Procedures
  • Privileges Required for Procedures
  • Dictionary Information Concerning Procedures
  • The Call Statement

Session 8: FUNCTIONS

  • What is a Function?
  • The CREATE FUNCTION Statement
  • Executing Functions
  • Invoker's Rights
  • Autonomous Transactions
  • DBMS_OUTPUT
  • Using Functions in SQL Statements
  • Deterministic and Parallel-Enabled Functions
  • Function Result Cache
  • Managing Functions
  • Privileges Required for Functions
  • Dictionary Information Concerning Functions

Oracle Program with PL/SQL Training Course

Session 9: PACKAGES

  • What is a Package?
  • Public and Private Components
  • Creating a Package
  • Example Package
  • Persistent States
  • One-time-only Procedures
  • Overloading
  • Purity Level Checking
  • Forward Declarations
  • Wrapping Packages
  • Managing Packages
  • Privileges Required for Packages
  • Dictionary Information Concerning Packages Features

Session 10: USING PL/SQL RECORDS AND TABLES IN PACKAGES

  • Overview of PL/SQL Records, Index-by Tables and Associative Arrays
  • Using PL/SQL Records and Tables in Packages
  • Table Built-In Functions
  • The NOCOPY Hint
  • Bulk Collection
  • Bulk Binding DML Statements

Session 11: CURSOR VARIABLES (REF CURSORS)

  • Declare Cursor Variables
  • Use Cursor Variables
  • Open and Close Cursor Variables
  • Fetch Rows
  • Cursor Variable Attributes
  • Pass Cursor Variables as Parameters
  • Open and Close Cursor Variables
  • Refcursor Datatype

Session 12: MANAGING DEPENDENCIES

  • Dependent and Referenced Objects
  • Invalidation and Recompilation
  • Local and Remote Dependencies
  • Recompilation Considerations

Oracle Program with PL/SQL Training Course

Session 13: NATIVE COMPILATION AND COMPILE-TIME WARNINGS

  • Introduction
  • Native Compilation
  • Automatic Recompilation
  • Automatic program Sublining
  • WHEN OTHERS ... THEN NULL
  • Data Dictionary Information
  • Compiler Warning Categories
  • Using the DBMS_WARNING Package

Session 14: ORACLE-SUPPLIED PACKAGES

  • Overview of Oracle-Supplied Packages
  • Using the DBMS_SQL Package
  • Using Native Dynamic SQL
  • The DBMS_METADATA Package
  • The UTL_MAIL Package
  • The DBMS_APPLICATION_INFO Package
  • The DBMS_UTILITY Package
  • Scheduling Jobs using the DBMS_SCHEDULER Package
 
 

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