Oracle 12c SQL

Course code: O016

5 days £1,900.00

The Oracle 12c SQL training course gives a complete introduction to Oracle 12c's version of SQL, covering the SQL*Plus toolkit and Oracle 12c RDBMS contextual operating environment.

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Course Contents

This Oracle 12c course gives a complete introduction to Oracle 12c's version of SQL, covering the SQL*Plus toolkit and Oracle 12c RDBMS contextual operating environment. It is an essential building block for all users of Oracle 's full technology range, including database technology, development tools, and web technologies. The course comprehensively introduces the ANSI standard features of the Oracle 12c SQL implementation.

Oracle Overview

Introducing Oracle

The Elements of the Oracle System

Relational Concepts


SQL*Plus and SQL


Logging on to SQL*Plus and Leaving SQL*Plus

Choosing and Describing Tables

Elements of the SQL Query

The SQL Buffer and Query Layout

Editing SQL Statements

The System Dummy Table

Selecting Columns

Duplicate Information (DISTINCT)

Sorting Information


SQL Functions

The Concatenation Operator

Elements of the SQL Query: Arithmetic

Column Aliases

String Functions

Arithmetic Functions

Date Functions

Mixed Functions


Advanced SQL Functions

Nesting Different Functions


SQL Bar Charts

Decode Crosstab

Decode with ">", "<" & "="

Select with Minus Union and Intersect

Connect By Prior


Filtering Data Using Where

Where Operators

Where with Keywords

Where and Logical Operators

Where and Soundex


Retrieving Multiple Table Data

Joining Tables (Equi-Joins)

Aliases for Table Names

Thinking behind creating Joins

Joining Tables (Non-Equi-Joins)

Joining Tables (Outer Joins)

Joining Tables (Inner Joins)


Group By / Group By Functions

Group Function Examples

Group Function with Having

Object Support



Basic Subqueries

Multiple Column Subqueries

Subqueries with Having

Correlated Subqueries

Subquery Rules and Suggestions


Data Definition Language (DDL)

Create, Drop Alter Keywords




Integrity Constraints

Types of Constraint

Referential Integrity

Defining Constraints

Integrity Constraints and Data Dictionary

Alter table



Create Index

Unique Option

When and What to Index

Drop Index

Validate Index

Index Type Overview


Data Manipulation Lang (DML)

Insert /Update/Delete

OPS Commands (Commit, Rollback and Savepoints)


Data Control Language (DCL)

Data Security

Grant and Revoke


Datawarehousing and OLAP

Materialised views


ROLLUP functions

The ROLLUP operator

The CUBE operator

Client side caching


Oracle 9i/10g/11g SQL Features

Drop column

Function based indexes

Temporary tables

Default Column Value enhancements

Overview of Constraint enhancements

For update wait Clause

Constraints on views

External Tables

Multiple Insert Statements

Conditional Insert

Pivoting Insert

Merge Statement

Grouping Sets

WITH Clause

Analytical Functions

The Pivot command (11g only)


10g/11g SQL Improvements

Improvements review

Regular Expressions

Native Floating Point Datatypes


SQL*Plus Reporting

Introducing SQL*Plus for Reporting

Using SQL*Plus

Using the System Editor for SQL*Plus

SQL*Plus Command Variables

Building SQL*Plus Reports

Titles and Headings



ANSI Standardisation

Oracle (since 9ir2) Joins improvements

Case Expressions


Scalar Subqueries

Date Datatype


INTERVAL Datatypes



Oracle 12c SQL New Features

Generating a default value from a sequence

Create a default value for a null column.

Extended data types

ROW limiting for Top-N result queries

Invisible columns

Multiple indexes on the same column

Table partition maintenance enhancements

Truncate table CASCADE

Miscellaneous SQL*Plus enhancements

Display invisible columns

Session level sequences




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