The Ultimate Oracle SQL Course
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- You will be able to use SQL to retrieve, filter, analyze, format and present information from Oracle databases.
- You will be able to use SQL to insert, modify and delete information from Oracle databases.
- You will understand SQL code written by other people and feel confident to modify it.
- You will be able to write the SQL code needed to solve the most common problems found in real work situations and academic tests.
- Please note that PL/SQL is not covered in this course.
Watch this lecture to get a clear picture of what will be covered in the course.
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Here you will start learning how to filter the results of you queries by using the WHERE clause
In this lecture you will learn how and when to use the DISTINCT clause
In this lecture you will be introduced to subqueries and will understand what they are and how they work in Oracle SQL
- If you want to install your own database you will need a computer running Windows or Linux, where you can install and run applications (A computer running Mac OS X can be used as well, but you will need to run your database software on a virtual machine).
- If you don’t have a computer where you can install and run applications, or you don’t want to do that, you can take the whole course and do all the coding exercises from any device with internet access, from the browser (this includes tablets and even smart phones).
- You should have a real desire to learn, and time to watch the lectures and practice the concepts as suggested by the instructor.
Updated for Oracle 18c ! (Now covers Oracle 11g, 12c and 18c)
Oracle is currently the most popular relational database management system in the world. It is used by thousands of big companies who are usually willing to pay good salaries to the right people, which includes those with practical Oracle SQL knowledge that is based on best practices and experience.
Most SQL courses give you theoretical SQL knowledge. In this course you will learn by actually writing code.
In spite of what you might have heard, relational databases are not going away anytime soon, and the demand for good Oracle SQL developers will continue on the rise.
Learn Oracle SQL in a practical and smart way and jump-start your career as an Oracle SQL developer:
Understand the most basic concepts about relational databases and Oracle.
Learn how to read, filter and sort information from database tables.
Learn how to use comparison, logical, set and other type of operators in Oracle SQL.
Learn how to use numeric, text, date, conversion, aggregate, analytic and other types of Oracle SQL functions.
Learn how to add, modify and delete information from Oracle databases using SQL.
Learn how to use SQL to create and use tables, constraints, sequences, indexes and views.
Get tips and knowledge that is usually only learned through years of SQL experience.
Oracle implementation of SQL is very powerful. Learn it and use it smartly and stand out from the crowd.
I created this course because although there are many courses about Oracle SQL available on different platforms and in different formats, most of them, if not all, focus too much on “telling” or “demonstrating” how to do things, but don’t give you, as a student, the opportunity to test and practice what is being taught. Some of them tell you to practice or to do things along with the instructor, but unfortunately, such an approach doesn’t really work. Seeing how things are done or just copying or repeating what you see on the screen is not going to help you learn SQL. You might feel that you are learning, but when the time comes for you to write a command on your own, you are most likely not going to feel very confident.
In addition to that, most SQL courses, if not all, teach you the same kind of content you would find in a text book, but, what about those things that are not part of the “official” curriculum and are only learned through experience?
The goal of this course is to help you learn Oracle SQL in a way that can make you stand out from the crowd. I really want you to learn and shine, and at the same time contribute with my grain of sand to bring more talented people to the IT industry. I want to help you become a standout Oracle SQL developer.
Content and Overview:
This course was designed with beginners in mind, but if you have some previous SQL knowledge you will still learn a lot. After setting the learning environment, it starts with the most basic concepts about databases in general and a very short introduction to Oracle and the SQL language.
You will start learning about the simplest SQL statements and before you even notice it, you will be gradually progressing to more advanced concepts.
The course includes several topics that some people, including experienced developers, consider advanced, such as Analytic Functions, Hierarchical Queries, Pivot and Unpivot features, and many more.
It does not include demonstration lectures because the whole course is a coding demonstration. In 90% of the video lectures, you will be watching my computer screen while I type, explain, and run Oracle SQL code.
It does not include labs at the end of each section because practically every lesson has a coding task for you to practice what you are learning.
Please note that PL/SQL (Oracle's procedural language) is not covered in this course.
You are hiring me to teach you Oracle SQL, and that is what I am going to do, and I will do my best to help you learn in a way that can really make you stand out from the crowd of thousands of people who start learning SQL every day.
I will not only teach you SQL. I will share my years of Oracle experience with you through what I call “experience tips”. Those tips can really help you differentiate.
Oracle SQL is very powerful, and you are about to start learning it!
You could be being seen as an experienced and knowledgeable SQL developer by your friends, peers, and potential employers in a very short time, but you have to take action. If you want my help, you’ve got it.
- Aspiring application or database developers looking to acquire solid SQL knowledge to improve their careers.
- College/University students who need SQL knowledge to pass their database-related courses.
- Anyone with only basic SQL knowledge wanting to solidify their skill and use the language with confidence.
- This course is not for you if you are already an experienced SQL developer looking to learn the most advanced features of the language.
- This course is not for you if you are looking for a theoretical course.