Oracle Database: Introduction to SQL12c Ed 1.1


Course Objectives, Course Agenda and Appendixes Used in this Course
Overview of Oracle Database 12c and Related Products
Overview of relational database management concepts and terminologies
Introduction to SQL and its development environments
What is Oracle SQL Developer?
Starting SQL*Plus from Oracle SQL Developer
The Human Resource (HR) Schema
Tables used in the Course
Retrieving Data using the SQL SELECT Statement

Capabilities of the SELECT statement
Arithmetic expressions and NULL values in the SELECT statement
Column aliases
Use of concatenation operator, literal character strings, alternative quote operator, and the DISTINCT keyword
Use of the DESCRIBE command
Restricting and Sorting Data

Limiting the Rows
Rules of precedence for operators in an expression
Substitution Variables
Using the DEFINE and VERIFY command
Using Single-Row Functions to Customize Output

Describe the differences between single row and multiple row functions
Manipulate strings with character function in the SELECT and WHERE clauses
Manipulate numbers with the ROUND, TRUNC and MOD functions
Perform arithmetic with date data
Manipulate dates with the date functions
Using Conversion Functions and Conditional Expressions

Describe implicit and explicit data type conversion
Use the TO_CHAR, TO_NUMBER, and TO_DATE conversion functions
Nest multiple functions
Apply the NVL, NULLIF, and COALESCE functions to data
Use conditional IF THEN ELSE logic in a SELECT statement
Reporting Aggregated Data Using the Group Functions

Group Functions
Creating Groups of Data
Restricting Group Results
Displaying Data from Multiple Tables Using Joins

Introduction to JOINS
Types of Joins
Natural join
Non equijoins
OUTER join
Using Subqueries to Solve Queries

Introduction to Subqueries
Single Row Subqueries
Multiple Row Subqueries
Using the SET Operators

Set Operators
UNION and UNION ALL operator
INTERSECT operator
MINUS operator
Matching the SELECT statements
Using ORDER BY clause in set operations
Managing Tables using DML statements

Data Manipulation Language
Database Transactions
Introduction to Data Definition Language

Data Definition Language
Introduction to Data Dictionary Views

Introduction to Data Dictionary
Describe the Data Dictionary Structure
Using the Data Dictionary views
Querying the Data Dictionary Views
Creating Sequences, Synonyms, Indexes

Overview of sequences
Overview of synonyms
Overview of indexes
Creating Views

Overview of views
Managing Schema Objects

Managing constraints
Creating and using temporary tables
Creating and using external tables
Retrieving Data by Using Subqueries

Retrieving Data by Using a Subquery as Source
Working with Multiple-Column subqueries
Using Scalar subqueries in SQL
Correlated Subqueries
Working with the WITH clause
Manipulating Data by Using Subqueries

Using Subqueries to Manipulate Data
Inserting by Using a Subquery as a Target
Using the WITH CHECK OPTION Keyword on DML Statements
Using Correlated Subqueries to Update and Delete rows
Controlling User Access

System privileges
Creating a role
Object privileges
Revoking object privileges
Manipulating Data

Overview of the Explicit Default Feature
Using multitable INSERTs
Using the MERGE statement
Performing flashback operations
Tracking Changes in Data
Managing Data in Different Time Zones

Working with INTERVAL data types