Oracle Database 10g SQL / Edition 1

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Overview

Write Powerful SQL Statements and PL/SQL Programs

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.

  • Execute 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

Covers Oracle Database Releases 8i, 9i, and 10g

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780072229813
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 2/20/2004
  • Series: Oracle Press Series
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 608
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Jason Price (Castro Valley, CA) has over 10 years experience in the software industry, 5 of which were spent at Oracle. Jason is an Oracle Certified Professional DBA and Application Developer and has written several books:

Java Programming with Oracle SQLJ, O’Reilly (2001)

Oracle9i JDBC Programming, Oracle Press (2002)

Mastering Visual C# .NET, Sybex (2002)

Mastering Visual C# .NET Database Programming, Sybex (2003.

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1: Introduction Ch. 2: Retrieving Information from TablesCh. 3: Using Simple FunctionsCh. 4: Storing and Processing Dates and TimesCh. 5: Using SQL *Plus Ch. 6: Subqueries Ch. 7: Advanced Select Functions Ch. 8: Changing Table Contents Ch. 9: Database SecurityCh. 10: Creating Database Tables, Indexes, Views, and Sequences Ch 11: Introducing PL/SQL ProgrammingCh. 12: Database ObjectsCh. 13: Collections Ch. 14: Large Objects Ch 15: Native XML SupportCh. 16: Tuning Appendix A Oracle Data Types

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