Oracle Database 11g The Complete Reference

Oracle Database 11g The Complete Reference

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The Definitive Guide to Oracle Database 11g

Get full details on the powerful features of Oracle Database 11g from this thoroughly updated Oracle Press guide. Oracle Database 11g: The Complete Reference explains how to use all the new features and tools, execute powerful SQL queries, construct PL/SQL and SQL*Plus statements, and work with large objects and object-relational databases. Learn how to implement the latest security measures, tune database performance, and deploy grid computing techniques. An invaluable cross-referenced appendix containing Oracle commands, keywords, features, and functions is also included.



Install Oracle Database 11g or upgrade from an earlier version
Create database tables, sequences, indexes, views, and user accounts
Construct SQL statements, procedures, queries, and subqueries
Optimize security using virtual private databases and transparent data encryption
Import and export data using SQL*Loader and Oracle Data Pump
Use SQL replay, change management, and result caching
Avoid human errors using flashback and automatic undo management
Build and tune PL/SQL triggers, functions, and packages
Develop database applications using Java, JDBC, and XML
Optimize availability and scalability with Oracle Real Application Clusters
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Product details

  • Hardback | 1368 pages
  • 203 x 239 x 51mm | 2,200g
  • MCGRAW-HILL Professional
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • w. figs.
  • 0071598758
  • 9780071598750
  • 593,810

Table of contents

PART I: Critical Database Concepts
Ch 1: Oracle Database 11g Architecture Options
Ch 2: Installing Oracle Database 11g and Creating a Database
Ch 3: Upgrading to Oracle Database 11g
Ch 4: Planning Oracle Applications-Approaches, Risks, and Standards
PART II: SQL and SQL*Plus
Ch 5: The Basic Parts of Speech in SQL
Ch 6: Basic SQL*Plus Reports and Commands
Ch 7: Getting Text Information and Changing It
Ch 8: Searching for Regular Expressions
Ch 9: Playing the Numbers
Ch 10: Dates: Then, Now, and the Difference
Ch 11: Conversion and Transformation Functions
Ch 12: Grouping Things Together
Ch 13: When One Query Depends upon Another
Ch 14: Some Complex Possibilities
Ch 15: Changing Data: insert, update, merge, and delete
Ch 16: DECODE and CASE: if, then, and else in SQL
Ch 17: Creating and Managing Tables, Views, Indexes, Clusters, and Sequences
Ch 18: Partitioning
Ch 19: Basic Oracle Security
PART III: Beyond the Basics
Ch 20: Advanced Security-Virtual Private Databases
Ch 21: Advanced Security: Transparent Data Encryption
Ch 22: Working with Tablespaces
Ch 23: Using SQL*Loader to Load Data
Ch 24: Using Data Pump Export and Import
Ch 25: Accessing Remote Data
Ch 26: Using Materialized Views
Ch 27: Using Oracle Text for Text Searches
Ch 28: Using External Tables
Ch 29: Using Flashback Queries
Ch 30: Flashback-Tables and Databases
Ch 31: SQL Replay
PART IV: PL/SQL
Ch 32: An Introduction to PL/SQL
Ch 33: Online Application Upgrades
Ch 34: Triggers
Ch 35: Procedures, Functions, and Packages
Ch 36: Using Native Dynamic SQL and DBMS_SQL
Ch 37: PL/SQL Tuning
PART V: Object-Relational Databases
Ch 38: Implementing Types, Object Views, and Methods
Ch 39: Collectors (Nested Tables and Varying Arrays)
Ch 40: Using Large Objects
Ch 41: Advanced Object-Oriented Concepts
PART VI: Java in Oracle
Ch 42: An Introduction to Java
Ch 43: JDBC Programming
Ch 44: Java Stored Procedures
PART VII: Hitchhiker's Guides
Ch 45: The Hitchhiker's Guide to Oracle Data Dictionary
Ch 46: The Hitchhiker's Guide to Tuning Applications and SQL
Ch 47: SQL Result Cache and Client-Side Query Cache
Ch 48: Case Studies in Tuning
Ch 49: Advanced Architecture Options--DB Vault, Content DB, and Records DB
Ch 50: Oracle Real Application Clusters
Ch 51: The Hitchhiker's Guide to Database Administration
Ch 52: The Hitchhiker's Guide to XML in Oracle
Part VIII Alphabetical Reference
Index
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The Definitive Guide to Oracle Database 11 g

Get full details on the powerful features of Oracle Database 11 g from this thoroughly updated Oracle Press guide. Oracle Database 11g: The Complete Reference explains how to use all the new features and tools, execute powerful SQL queries, construct PL/SQL and SQL*Plus statements, and work with large objects and object-relational databases. Learn how to implement the latest security measures, tune database performance, and deploy grid computing techniques. An invaluable cross-referenced appendix containing Oracle commands, keywords, features, and functions is also included.

Install Oracle Database 11 g or upgrade from an earlier versionCreate database tables, sequences, indexes, views, and user accountsConstruct SQL statements, procedures, queries, and subqueries Optimize security using virtual private databases and transparent data encryptionImport and export data using SQL*Loader and Oracle Data Pump Use SQL replay, change management, and result cachingAvoid human errors using flashback and automatic undo managementBuild and tune PL/SQL triggers, functions, and packagesDevelop database applications using Java, JDBC, and XMLOptimize availability and scalability with Oracle Real Application Clusters
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About Kevin Loney

Kevin Loney (Wilmington, DE) is a veteran Oracle developer and DBA. He is the author of the best-selling Oracle8 DBA Handbook and co-author of Advanced Tuning and Administration and Oracle8i: The Complete Reference. He frequently makes presentations at Oracle conferences and contributes to Oracle Magazine
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