The book teaches the basics of the Oracle database from a beginner’s perspective to the advanced concepts using a hands-on approach. Each and every concept has been elaborated with suitable practical examples along with code for clear and precise understanding of the topic.
Using a practical approach, this new edition of the book covers the detailed introspection of pluggable databases and explains practically the various new features incorporated in the new 12c version. It also explains how to retrieve, add, update and delete data in the Oracle database using SQL, SQL*PLUS and PL/SQL. In the process, it discusses the various data types and built-in functions of Oracle, as well as the sorting of records and the table operations. The text also includes coverage of advanced queries using special operators, Oracle security, indexing, and stored functions and procedures.
The book is suitable for undergraduate engineering students of Computer Science and Information Technology, B.Sc. (Computer Science/IT), M.Sc. (Computer Science/IT) and students of Computer Applications (BCA, MCA, PGDCA, and DCA). Besides, the book can be used as a reference by professionals pursuing short-term courses on Oracle Database and students of Oracle Certified Courses.
• Based on latest Oracle Database 12c: It explains the various features introduced with the new Oracle Database 12c software.
• Hands-on methodology: Its objective is to impart practical skills using hands-on methodology.
• Elaborate Practical Examples: Each topic begins with appropriate theory and concept followed by relevant examples for better understanding of the concepts.
• Commands tested and executed on Oracle Database software: All the programming examples have been tested on actual Oracle Database software.