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Get started using the free Oracle Express Edition database, SQL Developer, and TOAD in this beginner's walkthrough.
Once complete, you'll have a fully functioning database and be able to connect to a sample schema, view its objects, and examine the data held within.
This boot camp style course gives you the very basics needed (in just under 2 hours!) to get your foot in the door - whether you're an application developer who's just been christened App DBA, or you're a report developer who'd like to get your own sandbox together to play.
Best of all, we're using FREE tools!
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Certificate of completion
|Section 1: Nuts and Bolts :: Get up and running. Fancy!|
|Who's this course intended for? What will you be able to do? To whom will you be able to do it?|
|Download and install the free Oracle 11g Express Edition database. It's free! No, really. Also, it's a real database. Seriously. Also, see a snafu!|
|Part deux - recovery, regain, and after reboot, a nice triple axel followed by a curtsy.|
The free(!) and powerful SQL development tool from Oracle - SQL Developer - download, install, configure and connect.
Did I mention it's free!?
|The freeware equivalent to SQL Developer is TOAD. Download and install, configure and connect.|
Connecting to a "real" database requires a TNS connection. here's how to do that.
Make sure a DBA is nowhere around, they'll get suspicious.
|Let me explain. No, that will take too long. Let me sum up.|
I've spent the last years as a travelling consultant for major US companies and universities. My experiences are across a broad array of technologies and requirements, and now I'm here to help you get going.
All feedback is most appreciated; I am willing to consider specific subject matters and am working on many topics for publication in the near future.
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