Oracle Database 10g SQL

  • 7h 46m
  • Jason Price
  • McGraw-Hill/Osborne
  • 2004

In this comprehensive book, you’ll learn to write Structured Query Language (SQL) statements to access an Oracle database and use PL/SQL (Procedural Language/SQL) to write programs containing SQL statements. Developed in compliance with the new SQL2003 specification, this definitive resource explains how to use the latest Oracle Database 10g features, and much more. Written by Oracle guru Jason Price, Oracle Database 10g SQL covers everything you need to know to master SQL.

  • Executes queries, inserts, updates, and deletes against a database
  • Write PL/SQL stored programs, packages, and triggers
  • Create database tables, sequences, indexes, views, and users
  • Use SQL *Plus to execute SQL statements, scripts, and reports
  • Perform complex calculations using analytic functions
  • Learn the basics of running SQL using Java through JDBC
  • Use large objects to store up to 128 terabytes of character and binary data
  • Define database object types and create object tables to handle advanced data
  • Use all the latest Oracle Database 10g features such as the BINARY_FLOAT and BINARY_DOUBLE types, the MODEL clause, and more
  • Implement high-performance tuning techniques to make your SQL statements really fly

About the Author

Jason Price is a freelance consultant and former product manager of Oracle Corporation. He has contributed to many of Oracle’s products, including the database, the application server, and several of the CRM applications. Jason is an Oracle Certified Database Administrator and Application Developer, and has more than 10 years of experience in the software industry. Jason has written many books on Oracle, Java, and .NET, and he holds a Bachelor of Science degree (with honors) in physics from the University of Bristol, England.

In this Book

  • Oracle Database 10g SQL
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1: Introduction
  • Chapter 2: Retrieving Information from Database Tables
  • Chapter 3: Using Simple Functions
  • Chapter 4: Storing and Processing Dates and Times
  • Chapter 5: Using SQL*Plus
  • Subqueries
  • Chapter 7: Advanced Queries
  • Chapter 8: Changing Table Contents
  • Chapter 9: Database Security
  • Chapter 10: Creating Tables, Sequences, Indexes, and Views
  • Chapter 11: Introducing PL/SQL Programming
  • Database Objects
  • Chapter 13: Collections
  • Chapter 14: Large Objects
  • Chapter 15: Running SQL Using Java
  • Chapter 16: High Performance SQL Tuning