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OSQLFU: Oracle Database 12c R2: PL/SQL Fundamentals

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Code: OSQLFU
Length: 2 Days
Overview

This Oracle Database: PL/SQL Fundamentals training introduces you to PL/SQL. It helps you understand the benefits of this powerful programming language, while teaching you real-world scenarios where these lessons can be applied.

Delivery format(s)
On-Site
On-Site
Classroom
Classroom
OBJECTIVES
This Oracle Database: PL/SQL Fundamentals training introduces you to PL/SQL. It helps you understand the benefits of this powerful programming language, while teaching you real-world scenarios where these lessons can be applied.
PREREQUISITES

Oracle Database: Introduction to SQL; Familiarity with data processing concepts and technique;Familiarity with programming languages

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
  • Describe the features and syntax of PL/SQL
  • Design PL/SQL anonymous block that execute efficiently
  • Write PL/SQL code to interface with the database
  • Use PL/SQL programming constructs and conditionally control code flow (loops, control structures, and explicit cursors)
  • Handle runtime errors
  • Create and execute simple stored procedures and functions
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
  • Forms Developer
  • PL/SQL Developer
  • Portal Developer
  • System Analysts
  • Technical Consultant
COURSE OUTLINE

Introduction

  • Course Objectives, Course Agenda and Class Account Information
  • Describe the Human Resources (HR) Schema
  • Identify the Appendices Used in this Course
  • Introduction to PL/SQL Development Environments
  • Oracle Database 12c SQL Documentation and Additional Resources

Introduction to PL/SQL

  • Understanding the benefits and structure of PL/SQL
  • Examining PL/SQL Blocks
  • Generating output messages in PL/SQL

Declaring PL/SQL Variables

  • Identify valid and invalid identifiers
  • Declare and initialize variables
  • List and describe various data types
  • Identify the benefits of using the %TYPE attribute
  • Declare, use, and print bind variables

Writing Executable Statements

  • List Lexical Units in a PL/SQL Block
  • Use SQL Functions in PL/SQL
  • Use Data Type Conversion
  • Use Nested Blocks as Statements
  • Reference an Identifier Value in a Nested Block
  • Qualify an Identifier with a Label
  • Use Operators in PL/SQL
  • Using Sequences in PL/SQL Expression

Using SQL Statements within a PL/SQL Block

  • Identify and use the SQL Statements in PL/SQL
  • Retrieve Data in PL/SQL with the SELECT statement
  • Avoid Errors by Using Naming Conventions When Using Retrieval and DML Statements
  • Manipulate Data in the Server Using PL/SQL
  • The SQL Cursor concept
  • Use SQL Cursor Attributes to Obtain Feedback on DML
  • Save and Discard Transactions

Writing Control Structures

  • Control PL/SQL Flow of Execution
  • Conditional processing Using IF and CASE Statements
  • Handle Nulls to Avoid Common Mistakes
  • Build Boolean Conditions with Logical Operators
  • Use Iterative Control with Looping Statements

Working with Composite Data Types

  • Learn the Composite Data Types of PL/SQL Records and Tables
  • Use PL/SQL Records to Hold Multiple Values of Different Type
  • Inserting and Updating with PL/SQL Records
  • Use INDEX BY Tables to Hold Multiple Values of the Same Data Type

Using Explicit Cursors

  • Define Cursors
  • Explain Explicit Cursor Operations
  • Controlling Explicit Cursors
  • Use Explicit Cursors to Process Rows
  • Cursors and Records
  • Cursor FOR Loops Using Subqueries
  • Explicit Cursor Attributes
  • The %NOTFOUND and %ROWCOUNT Attributes

Handling Exceptions

  • Define Exception
  • Handling Exceptions with PL/SQL
  • Predefined Exceptions
  • Trapping Predefined and Non-predefined Oracle Server Errors
  • Functions that Return Information on Encountered Exceptions
  • Trapping User-Defined Exceptions
  • Propagate Exceptions
  • Basic RAISE Statement

Creating Stored Procedures and Functions

  • Overview of Stored Procedures and Functions
  • Differentiate between anonymous blocks and subprograms
  • Show the CREATE OR REPLACE PROCEDURE | FUNCTION
  • Understand the Header Area of a Stored Procedure and Function
  • Create Simple Procedures and Functions
  • Create a Simple Procedure with an IN Parameter
  • Execute a Procedure and a Function

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