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Database Systems Using Oracle, 2nd edition

  • Nilesh Shah
Database Systems Using Oracle

ISBN-13:  9780131018570

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This easy-to-read book provides quick lessons on relational database terminology and normalization with very little effort. Updated for Oracle 9i, its thorough coverage of Oracle's SQL and PL/SQL and introduction to advanced SQL topics makes this a must for busy professionals. The many examples, with output shown as screenshots, provide ample opportunity for the reader to easily understand and learn to use Oracle and SQL. KEY TOPICS: First introducing relational database concepts, the book covers SQL (Structured Query Language); Programming Language (the extension to SQL); and then proceeds to advanced topics, which include Oracle architecture and database administration with enterprise tools. MARKET: For any IT professional who needs to understand SQL or Oracle database systems.

Table of contents

  • 1. Database Concepts: A Relational Approach.
  • 2. Database Design: Data Modeling and Normalization.
  • 3. Oracle 9i: An Overview.
  • 4. Oracle Tables: Data Definition Language (DDL).
  • 5. Working with Tables: Data Manipulation and Retrieval.
  • 6. Working with Tables: Functions and Grouping.
  • 7. Multiple Tables: Joins and Set Operators.
  • 8. Subqueries: Nested Queries.
  • 9. Advanced Features: Objects, Transactions, and Data Control.
  • SQL Review: Review of SQL Statements Covered in Chapters 3-9 with a Sample Database.
  • III. PL/SQL.
  • 10. PL/SQL: A Programming Language.
  • 11. More on PL/SQL: Control Structures and Embedded SQL.
  • 12. Cursors and Exceptions.
  • 13. PL/SQL Composite Data Types: Records, Tables, and Varrays.
  • 14. PL/SQL Named Blocks: Procedure, Function, Package, and Trigger.
  • 15. Connecting to Oracle Database: JDBC, SQLJ.
  • 16. Oracle 9i Architecture and Administration.
  • Appendix A: Sample Databases—Table Definitions.
  • Appendix B: Quick Reference to SQL & PL/SQL Syntax.
  • Appendix C: Reference to SQL*Plus Commands.
  • Appendix D: Object Orientation with Oracle.
  • Appendix E: Additional References—Websites and Books.

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Published by Pearson (May 13th 2004) - Copyright © 2004