Oracle Databae SQL Expert

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Oracle Database SQL Certified Experts demonstrate the complete set of skills required for working with the powerful SQL programming language and have mastered the key concepts of a relational database. SQL Experts understand how to use the advanced features of SQL in order to query and manipulate data within the database, control privileges at the object and system level, and use advanced querying and reporting techniques.

They are able to manipulate large data sets and understand storing and retrieving dates according to different time zones. They are also knowledgeable about the concepts of controlling access and privileges for schema objects.

This online course is suitable for experienced professionals in this field:

Data Warehouse Administrator Application Developers
Developer PL/SQL Developer
Forms Developer System Analysts
Business Analysts  

Oracle Database SQL Expert demonstrates the complete skills required for working with powerful SQL Programming language, retrieving data using sub-queries, and regular expressions. They are able to manipulate large data sets and understand storing and retrieving data according to different time zones. They also possess the knowledge about the concepts of controlling access and privileges for schema objects. 

Mudule Units

Unit 1: Retrieving Data Using the SQL SELECT Statement

  • List the capabilities of SQL SELECT statements
  • Execute a basic SELECT statement
  • Describe how schema objects work

Unit 2: Restricting and Sorting Data

  • Limit the rows that are retrieved by a query
  • Sort the rows that are retrieved by a query

Unit 3: Using Single-Row Functions to Customize Output

  • Describe various types of functions that are available in SQL
  • Use character, number, and date functions in SELECT statements
  • Describe the use of conversion functions

Unit 4: Reporting Aggregated Data Using the Group Functions

  • Identify the available group functions
  • Describe the use of group functions
  • Group data by using the GROUP BY clause
  • Include or exclude grouped rows by using the HAVING clause

Unit 5: Displaying Data from Multiple Tables

  • View data that generally does not meet a join condition by using outer joins
  • Write SELECT statements to access data from more than one table using equijoins and nonequijoins
  • Join a table to itself by using a self-join
  • Generate a Cartesian product of all rows from two or more tables

Unit 6: Using Subqueries to Solve Queries

  • Define subqueries
  • Describe the types of problems that subqueries can solve
  • List the types of subqueries
  • Write single-row and multiple-row subqueries

Unit 7: Using the Set Operators

  • Describe set operators
  • Use a set operator to combine multiple queries into a single query
  • Control the order of rows returned

Unit 8: Manipulating Data

  • Describe each data manipulation language (DML) statement
  • Insert rows into a table
  • Update rows in a table
  • Delete rows from a table
  • Control Transactions

Unit 9: Using DDL Statements to Create and Manage Tables

  • Categorize the main database objects
  • Review the table structure
  • List the data types that are available for columns
  • Create a simple table
  • Explain how constraints are created at the time of table creation

Unit 10: Creating Other Schema Objects

  • Create simple and complex views
  • Retrieve data from views
  • Create, maintain, and use sequences
  • Create and maintain indexes
  • Create private and public synonyms

Unit 11: Managing Objects with Data Dictionary Views

  • Use data dictionary views to research data on your objects
  • Query various data dictionary views

Unit 12: Controlling User Access

  • Differentiate system privileges from object privileges
  • Grant privileges on tables
  • View privileges in the data dictionary
  • Grant roles
  • Distinguish between privileges and roles

Unit 13: Managing Schema Objects

  • Add constraints
  • Create indexes
  • Create indexes using the CREATE TABLE statement
  • Creating function-based indexes
  • Drop columns and set column UNUSED
  • Perform FLASHBACK operations
  • Create and use external tables

Unit 14: Manipulating Large Data Sets

  • Track the changes to data over a period of time
  • Manipulate data using subqueries
  • Describe the features of multitable INSERTs
  • Use the following types of multitable INSERTs (Unconditional, Conditional, and Pivot)
  • Merge rows in a table

Unit 15: Generating Reports by Grouping Related Data

  • Use the ROLLUP operation to produce subtotal values
  • Use the CUBE operation to produce crosstabulation values
  • Use the GROUPING function to identify the row values created by ROLLUP or CUBE
  • Use GROUPING SETS to produce a single result set

Unit 17: Retrieving Data Using Subqueries

  • Write a multiple-column subquery
  • Use scalar subqueries in SQL
  • Solve problems with correlated subqueries
  • Update and delete rows using correlated subqueries
  • Use the EXISTS and NOT EXISTS operators
  • Use the WITH clause

Unit 18: Hierarchical Retrieval

  • Interpret the concept of a hierarchical query
  • Create a tree-structured report
  • Format hierarchical data
  • Exclude branches from the tree structure

Unit 19: Regular Expression Support

  • Using Metacharacters
  • Regular Expression Functions
  • Replacing Patterns
  • Regular Expressions and Check Constraints

The Oracle PL/SQL Developer Certified Associate certification is an industry recognized credential. The certification is proof of person's competence and proficiency in the PL/SQL programming language and building database-centric Internet applications.

This certification course for 1Z0-147 exam is comprehensive and will provide the skills and knowledge required that will enable the learner to earn your certification.

The Oracle Database SQL Expert course will enable learners to gain a competitive advantage by developing a skill set that is in demand, worldwide.  Create opportunity and improve your credibility through continuous learning.  The skills gained on this course will provide learners with a high level of competence and excellent opportunities in the IT Industry.

The Benefits of this Valuable Qualification

  • This Oracle Database SQL Expert course provides a clear demonstration of the technical skills, professional dedication and motivation for which employers are willing to pay a premium.
  • Being a skilled Professional can help raise your  visibility and increase your access to the industry's most challenging opportunities.
  • The course provides a high return on the training investment with a clearly defined career path and excellent academic opportunities.

Expert Instructor-Led Training using only the IT industry’s finest instructors. This elearning course provides a personal learning experience that gives you all the benefit of hands-on training with the flexibility of doing it around your schedule 24/7.  Unlike a live class, you can study at your own pace.

Interactive Exercises
The courseware includes real world, interactive exercises that always focus on real world scenarios and skill-set development. 

The course is structured to enable learners to retain and recall the knowledge by teaching learners using interactive exercises.  Features such as actionable analytics and study planner help in keeping students focused.

Practice Test Sets 
Course include full length practice test sets designed to test your knowledge under real exam conditions. Each course has a number of test sets consisting of hundreds of items to ensure you are 100% prepared before taking your certification exam.

Exercises, Quizzes & Flashcards
Exercises, quizzes and flashcards prepare you for your exams differently and more effectively than the traditional exam preps on the market. You will have practice quizzes, flashcards and exercises after each module to ensure you are confident on the topic you have completed before proceeding. This will allow you to gauge your effectiveness before moving to the next module in your course.