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A Two-Day Training Course
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Course Outline

This course is a two-day training course structured into 10 modules.

Module 1
Retrieve Data Using Subqueries
Topics covered
  • ANY, ALL or SOME Operators
  • Correlated Subqueries
  • In-Line Views
  • The Exists Operator
  • The WITH Clause
  • Multi-Column Subqueries
  • Insert and Update Using a Query
  • Correlated Update and Delete
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    Module 2
    Hierarchical Queries
    Topics covered
  • Hierarchical data
  • The START WITH and CONNECT BY clauses
  • The LEVEL pseudo-column
  • Sequencing the output
  • Eliminating nodes and branches
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    Module 3
    Enhanced Grouping Features
    Topics covered
  • Review of basic grouping concepts
  • The ROLLUP and CUBE extensions
  • The GROUPING SETS extension
  • Using the GROUPING and GROUPING_ID functions
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    Module 4
    Manage Large Data Sets
    Topics covered
  • Multi-table Inserts
  • Conditional and Unconditional Inserts
  • Merging Data into a Table
  • Table and View Based Merge
  • A Sub Query Based Merge
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    Module 5
    Flashback Technology
    Topics covered
  • Flashback Query
  • The AS Clause
  • Flashback Table
  • Flashback Drop
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    Module 6
    Date, Time and Timezone Support
    Topics covered
  • Date, Timestamp and Interval datatypes
  • Handling dates and times
  • Handling intervals
  • Date, timestamp and interval functions and literals
  • Related NLS parameters
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    Module 7
    Regular Expression Support
    Topics covered
  • Regular Expression Notation
  • Character matching
  • Repetition operators
  • Sub expression grouping
  • Regular expression functions
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    Module 8
    Manage Objects With The Data Dictionary
    Topics covered
  • The Data Dictionary
  • Useful Data Dictionary Tables
  • Using the Data Dictionary
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    Module 9
    Manage Schema Objects
    Topics covered
  • Column Operations
  • Constraint Operations
  • Creating and Dropping Indexes
  • B-Tree Indexes
  • Function Based Indexes
  • Descending Indexes
  • Creating and Using External Tables
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    Module 10
    Access Control
    Topics covered
  • System Privileges and Roles
  • Create Users
  • Alter User Details
  • Grant and Revoke Object Privileges
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    About the Course

    Headline details for Oracle SQL Advanced.

    Course Aims

    The Oracle SQL Advanced course is designed to give delegates practical experience in using some of the more advanced features of Oracle SQL. Additional datatypes and the use of advanced SQL functions and expressions are covered together with enhanced table handling features.

    Target Audience

    Anyone who needs to use the more advanced features of SQL to improve their productivity in querying and updating an Oracle database.
    Delegates should have attended the Oracle SQL course or have a similar level of experience,


    Together with the Oracle SQL course, the Oracle SQL Advanced course covers the major topics required for the following Oracle examinations: Introduction to Oracle9i: SQL (1Z0-007) and Oracle Database SQL Expert (IZ0-047).
    Before taking any exam, ensure you have the recommended experience. The Oracle website lists all exam requirements and these are updated regularly.
    Exams are not included as part of the course.

    Follow On Courses

    • Oracle PL/SQL
    • Oracle Database 10g DBA - Part I
    • Oracle Database 11g Release 2 DBA - Part I
    • Oracle 10g SQL Performance Tuning
    • Oracle 11g SQL Performance Tuning

    Dates and Venues  for our public classes

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    Oracle SQL Advanced
    Nov 5, 2015
    London Barbican
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    Dec 3, 2015
    London Barbican
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    Jan 14, 2016
    London Barbican
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    Please note : all prices exclude VAT.
    Scheduled public classes
    [The simplest and most cost-effective option for 1, 2 or 3 delegates]
    •  Oracle SQL Advanced
    First delegate: £799
    2nd delegate: £749
    3rd delegate +: £699 each
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    Oracle SQL Advanced

    All training courses use the latest content, qualified and experienced trainers, and provide delegates with the best learning experience. Training is interactive and classroom-based, and the ability to ask questions reinforces knowledge acquisition during the class.

    Class sizes

    Maximum class sizes vary, but there is always adequate time for delegates to ask questions of the instructor.

    How to book
    • Decide on the course you want, the date(s) you can attend, and the number of delegates involved
    • if at any time you want help or advice, or you want to book on the telephone, just call us on 0845 230 6150 to speak to one of our friendly training advisors

    Note: With non-credit card bookings you must sign and return a Booking Form before we can confirm your training.

    Also note: If you are a private individual you must pay by credit card at the time of booking.

    The confirmation process
    • Your place is allocated, along with workbooks (and lunches if it's at our centre)
    • You receive an official confirmation, with joining instructions (and directions if it's at our centre)
    • You receive a VAT invoice

    Note: Please allow 1 - 2 working days for your confirmation and invoice.

    What happens on the day

    If you are coming to our centre, dress code is smart casual.   The timetable is as follows:

    • 9:15: - Arrival time
    • 9:30: - Training starts
    • 11:00: - Mid-morning break
    • 1:00: - Lunch break (one hour)
    • 3:15: - Mid-afternoon break
    • 4:30: - Wrap up

    Note: break times can vary according to the needs of the training, and course duration for smaller class sizes can be shorter because fewer delegates have fewer questions !

    What you get

    With your training course from Activia, you get a free workbook, so you can review and revise afterwards to reinforce your knowledge.

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