PL/SQL Stored Program Units

3 Day Course
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Overview

This course provides practical experience in developing and writing triggers, functions, procedures and packages. It also introduces some of the Oracle-supplied packages. It will benefit Oracle database administrators and software development personnel who need to write new or maintain existing, PL/SQL triggers, program units and packages.

The delegates will practise:

  • Implementing various types of trigger
  • Creating, managing and invoking stored procedures
  • Creating, managing and executing stored functions
  • Developing and using packages
  • Using package features and constructs effectively
  • Wrapping packages
  • Using Cursor Variables
  • Using records and tables or associative arrays in packages
  • Implementing Bulk Binding and Bulk Collecting techniques
  • Managing program unit dependencies
  • Implementing Native Compilation and Compile-time Warnings
  • Implementing Native Dynamic SQL
  • Using a variety of Oracle-supplied packages

Training Partners

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Modules

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Triggers (13 topics)

  • DML Triggers
  • The CREATE TRIGGER Statement
  • Writing Trigger Code
  • INSTEAD OF Triggers
  • Calling Procedures from Triggers
  • Coding Restrictions
  • System Event and DDL Triggers
  • Attribute Functions
  • Compound Triggers
  • Create Trigger Follows Clause
  • Managing Triggers
  • Privileges Required for Triggers
  • Dictionary Information Concerning Triggers

Procedures (12 topics)

  • What is a Procedure?
  • The CREATE PROCEDURE Statement
  • Procedure Parameters
  • Invoking Procedures
  • Local Subprograms
  • Named Association Parameter Passing
  • Definer's Rights and Invoker's Rights
  • Autonomous Transactions
  • Managing Procedures
  • Privileges Required for Procedures
  • Dictionary Information Concerning Procedures
  • The Call Statement

Functions (12 topics)

  • What is a Function?
  • The CREATE FUNCTION Statement
  • Executing Functions
  • Invoker's Rights
  • Autonomous Transactions
  • DBMS_OUTPUT
  • Using Functions in SQL Statements
  • Deterministic and Parallel-Enabled Functions
  • Function Result Cache
  • Managing Functions
  • Privileges Required for Functions
  • Dictionary Information Concerning Functions

Packages (13 topics)

  • What is a Package?
  • Public and Private Components
  • Creating a Package
  • Example Package
  • Persistent States
  • One-time-only Procedures
  • Overloading
  • Purity Level Checking
  • Forward Declarations
  • Wrapping Packages
  • Managing Packages
  • Privileges Required for Packages
  • Dictionary Information Concerning Packages

Using PL/SQL Records and Tables in Packages (6 topics)

  • Overview of PL/SQL Records, Index-by Tables and Associative Arrays
  • Using PL/SQL Records and Tables in Packages
  • Table Built-in Functions
  • The NOCOPY Hint
  • Bulk Collection
  • Bulk Binding DML Statements

Cursor Variables (Ref Cursors) (7 topics)

  • Declare Cursor Variables
  • Use Cursor Variables
  • Open and Close Cursor Variables
  • Fetch Rows
  • Cursor Variable Attributes
  • Pass Cursor Variables as Parameters
  • Refcursor Datatype

Managing Dependencies (5 topics)

  • Dependent and Referenced Objects
  • Invalidation and Recompilation
  • Local and Remote Dependencies
  • Recompilation Considerations

Native Compilation and Compile-Time Warnings (8 topics)

  • Introduction
  • Native Compilation
  • Automatic Recompilation
  • Automatic Program Sublining
  • WHEN OTHERS ...THEN NULL
  • Data Dictionary Information
  • Compiler Warning Categories
  • Using the DBMS_WARNING Package

Oracle-Supplied Packages (8 topics)

  • Overview of Oracle-Supplied Packages
  • Using the DBMS_SQL Package
  • Using Native Dynamic SQL
  • The DBMS_METADATA Package
  • The UTL_MAIL Package
  • The DBMS_APPLICATION_INFO Package
  • The DBMS_UTILITY Package
  • Scheduling Jobs using the DBMS_SCHEDULER Package

Prerequisites

Attendance on SQL*Plus (OSP) and PL/SQL (OPI).

Additional Learning

The courses below may help you meet the knowledge level required to take this course. If you are unsure please ask a training advisor .

Scheduled Dates

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Pricing

Different pricing structures are available including special offers. These include early bird, late availability, multi-place, corporate volume and self-funding rates. Please arrange a discussion with a training advisor to discover your most cost effective option.

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OSPU 3 Days $1,680

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