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Publisher Comments:

The book ... has enough depth for even a seasoned professional to pick up enough tips to pay back the price of the book many times over.Dr. Paul Dorsey, President Dulcian, Inc., and President, New York Oracle Users Group.

Students find Oracle SQL by Example to be extremely helpful not only to their coursework but also in preparing them for future careers as Oracle DBAs and developers. The layout of the text is conducive to the learning process. It introduces a concept and then reinforces that concept with an exercise.Betsy Jenaway, Coordinator, Malcomb Operations, and Senior Lecturer College of Management, Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, MI.

The world's #1 hands-on Oracle SQL workbook ... fully updated for Oracle 10g

Crafted for hands-on learning and tested in classrooms worldwide this book illuminates in-depth every Oracle SQL technique you'll need. From the simplest query fundamentals through the newest regular expression database enhancements, you will focus on the tasks that matter most. Hundreds of guided lab exercises will systematically strengthen your expertise in writing effective, high-performance SQL. Along the way, you will acquire an arsenal of useful Oracle SQL knowledge and techniques: an extraordinary library of solutions for your real-world challenges with Oracle SQL.

  • Creating and using tables, views, indexes, and sequences
  • Working in SQL*Plus and iSQL*Plus environments
  • Oracle functions in depthespecially number, character, date, timestamp, interval, time zone, aggregate, and analytical functions
  • All types of joins, including equijoins, outer joins, self joins and ANSI join syntax options
  • Every type of subquery, including correlated and scalar subqueries, set operators, hierarchical queries, flashback queries, data dictionary, object-relational features, regular expressions, and more
  • Common pitfalls to avoid, and solutions for common mistakes
  • Practical performance, security, and architectural solutions
  • Insights, tips, and tricks-of-the-trade from an experienced Oracle professional
  • For every database developer, administrator, designer or architect, regardless of experience!

Book News Annotation:

The 42 labs in this workbook review the format of relational databases and the SQL*Plus environment before demonstrating the most commonly used features of the Oracle SQL language, such as SQL functions, joins, subqueries, set operators, tables, views, and access control. The second edition is updated to Oracle9i and corrected for errors. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Oracle SQL Interactive Workbook, Second Edition is the only integrated book-and-Web learning solution that teaches all the Oracle 9i SQL skills you need, hands on, through labs, exercises, and projects-complete with a Web-based training site Fully updated for Oracle 9i, author Alice Rischert covers all types of joins (including the new ANSI join syntax); SQL functions; subqueries set operators; sequences, views, and indexes; data dictionary; dynamic SQL; security; optimization; the SQL*Plus and iSQL*Plus environments; and much more.

Synopsis:

Oracle SQL Interactive Workbook, Second Edition is the only integrated book-and-Web learning solution that teaches all the Oracle 9i SQL skills you need, hands on, through labs, exercises, and projects-complete with a Web-based training site! Fully updated for Oracle 9i, author Alice Rischert covers all types of joins (including the new ANSI join syntax); SQL functions; subqueries set operators; sequences, views, and indexes; data dictionary; dynamic SQL; security; optimization; the SQL*Plus and iSQL*Plus environments; and much more.

About the Author

ALICE RISCHERT chairs the Database Application Development and Design track at the Computer Technology and Application Program at Columbia University. She has taught Oracle SQL to hundreds of students and has presented at Oracle conferences. Rischert has worked with Oracle for over 10 years and currently consults on large Oracle data warehouse and system integration projects.

Foreword by Peter Koletze

Table of Contents

(NOTE: All chapters conclude with Test Your Thinking.)

Foreword.

Acknowledgments.

About the Author.

Introduction.

1. SQL and Data.

Data, Databases, and the Definition of SQL. Table Relationships. The Student Schema Diagram.

2. SQL: The Basics.

The SQL*Plus Environment. The Anatomy of a SELECT Statement. Editing a SQL Statement. The WHERE Clause: Comparison and Logical Operators. The ORDER BY Clause.

3. Character, Number, and Miscellaneous Functions.

Character Functions. Number Functions. Miscellaneous Single-]Row Functions.

4. Date and Conversion Functions.

Applying Oracle's Date Format Models. Performing Date and Time Math. Using the New Oracle 9i DATETIME Datatypes. Performing Calculations with the INTERVAL Datatype. Converting from One Datatype to Another.

5. Aggregate Functions, Group By, and Having.

Aggregate Functions. The GROUP BY and HAVING Clauses.

6. Equijoins.

The Two-Table Join. Joining Three or More Tables.

7. Subqueries.

Simple Subqueries. Correlated Subqueries. Inline Views, Scalar Subquery Expressions, and the Subquery WITH Clause. ANY, SOME, and ALL Operators in Subqueries.

8. Set Operators.

The Power of UNION and UNION ALL. The MINUS and INTERSECT Set Operators.

9. Complex Joins.

Outer Joins. Self-Joins.

10. Insert, Update, and Delete.

Creating Data and Transaction Control. Updating and Deleting Data.

11. Create, Alter, and Drop Tables.

Creating and Dropping Tables. Altering Tables and Manipulating Constraints.

12. Views, Indexes, and Sequences.

Creating and Modifying Views. Indexes. Sequences.

13. The Data Dictionary and Dynamic SQL Scripts.

The Oracle Data Dictionary Views. Dynamic SQL Scripts.

14. Security.

Users, Privileges, Roles, and Synonyms.

15. Advanced SQL Queries.

Advanced SQL Concepts and Analytical Functions. ROLLUP and CUBE Operators. Hierarchical Queries.

16. SQL Optimization.

The Oracle Optimizer and Writing Effective SQL Statements.

Appendix A. Answers to Self-Review Questions.

Appendix B. SQL Formatting Guide.

Appendix C. SQL*Plus Command Reference.

Appendix D. Student Database Schema.

Appendix E. Table and Column Descriptions.

Appendix F. Additional Example Tables.

Appendix G. Navigating through the Oracle Documentation.

Appendix H. Resources.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780131002777
Author:
Rischert, Alice
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Location:
Upper Saddle River, N.J.
Subject:
Programming Languages - SQL
Subject:
Workbooks
Subject:
Sql (computer program language)
Subject:
Database Management - Oracle
Subject:
Oracle
Subject:
SQL
Subject:
Database Management - General
Subject:
Database design
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Interactive Workbook Series
Series Volume:
12
Publication Date:
December 2002
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
851
Dimensions:
9 x 7 x 1.8 in 1179 gr

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"Synopsis" by , Oracle SQL Interactive Workbook, Second Edition is the only integrated book-and-Web learning solution that teaches all the Oracle 9i SQL skills you need, hands on, through labs, exercises, and projects-complete with a Web-based training site Fully updated for Oracle 9i, author Alice Rischert covers all types of joins (including the new ANSI join syntax); SQL functions; subqueries set operators; sequences, views, and indexes; data dictionary; dynamic SQL; security; optimization; the SQL*Plus and iSQL*Plus environments; and much more.
"Synopsis" by , Oracle SQL Interactive Workbook, Second Edition is the only integrated book-and-Web learning solution that teaches all the Oracle 9i SQL skills you need, hands on, through labs, exercises, and projects-complete with a Web-based training site! Fully updated for Oracle 9i, author Alice Rischert covers all types of joins (including the new ANSI join syntax); SQL functions; subqueries set operators; sequences, views, and indexes; data dictionary; dynamic SQL; security; optimization; the SQL*Plus and iSQL*Plus environments; and much more.
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