Essential PL/SQL and Database Administration for Oracle Database Short Courses
This is an introductory course to PL/SQL and administration tasks for Oracle DBAs aimed at people who have used Oracle (or any other Relational Database Management Systems) for simple tasks (joint queries, updates, creating tables) and want to advance their knowledge. It assumes a basic knowledge and familiarity with the Oracle and SQL environment but no further knowledge of programming.
|Start Date||Start Time||Duration||Cost||Course Code||Apply|
|Wednesday 3 October 2012||18:30 - 20:30||10 weekly classes||£390.00||CE2601||Course Cancelled|
|Wednesday 30 January 2013||18:30 - 20:30||10 weekly classes||£390.00||CE2601||Enrollment Closed|
|Wednesday 1 May 2013||18:30 - 20:30||10 weekly classes||£390.00||CE2601||Course Cancelled|
George K. Lekeas is a Visiting Lecturer with the Department of Computing in the School of Informatics and research collaborator with the University of Athens. He holds a Ph.D. in Computing and conducts research in the area of Multi-Agent Systems and Web Services. He taught extensively at all levels courses in software development methods, programming and software engineering in general (C#, C, C++, Unix, Systems Administration, PHP, Perl, Java, Oracle, MySQL, XML, CMS) and other computing areas. He, also, works as a freelance Unix and Web Scripting Languages consultant.
What will I learn?
- PL/SQL language statements: syntax elements, control statements, loops;
- PL/SQL exception handling, records, collections, procedures, functions, packages, cursors, transactions.
- Basic administrative tasks (configuration, startup/shutdown the database, user management, privileges, backups, data dictionary and so on).
- Define and work with cursors;
- Define and use triggers;
- Write PL/SQL programs;
- Write PL/SQL functions and procedures;
- Handling exceptions;
- Using transactions;
- Perform basic administration tasks on an Oracle database (creating a database, starting up/shutdown the server, database configuration, user privileges, adding/deleting tablespaces, getting tablespace data etc.)
Teaching and Assessment
In-class exercises and a bigger home assignment.
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