Course Duration : 3 Days

 

Oracle Database 12c: Advanced PL/SQL

This Oracle Database 12c: Advanced PL/SQL training teaches you how to use the advanced features of PL/SQL to design and tune PL/SQL to interface with the database and other applications. Expert Oracle University instructors will help you explore advanced features of program design, packages, cursors, extended interface methods and collections. In this course, you will be introduced to Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service.

  • Write powerful PL/SQL programs.
  • Explore programming efficiency.
  • Use external C and Java routines.
  • Apply PL/SQL designing best practices.
  • Create PL/SQL applications that use collections.
  • Implement a virtual private database with fine-grained access control.
  • Write code to interface with external C and Java applications.
  • Write code to interface with large objects and use SecureFile LOBs.
  • Write and tune PL/SQL code effectively to maximize performance.
  • Gain an understanding of the Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service.
  • Application Developers
  • Database Administrators
  • PL/SQL Developer

Introduction

  • Course Objectives
  • Course Agenda
  • Describe the development environments
  • Identify the tables, data, and tools used in this course

PL/SQL Programming Concepts: Review

  • Identify PL/SQL block structure
  • Packages, procedures and functions
  • Cursors
  • Handle exceptions
  • Dependencies

Designing PL/SQL Code

  • Describe the predefined data types
  • Create subtypes based on existing types for an application
  • List the different guidelines for cursor design
  • Describe cursor variables
  • White List

Overview of Collections

  • Overview of collections
  • Use Associative arrays
  • Navigate using associative methods
  • Use Nested tables
  • Use Varrays
  • Compare nested tables and varrays

Using Collections

  • Write PL/SQL programs that use collections
  • Use Collections effectively
  • Enhancements to PL/SQL Type Binds

Manipulating Large Objects

  • Working with LOBs
  • Overview of SecureFile LOBs

Using Advanced Interface Methods

  • Calling External Procedures from PL/SQL
  • Benefits of External Procedures
  • Understand how an external routine is called from PL/SQL
  • C advanced interface methods
  • Java advanced interface methods

Performance and Tuning

  • Understand and influence the compiler
  • Tune PL/SQL code
  • Enable intra unit inlining
  • Identify and tune memory issues
  • Recognize network issues

Improving Performance with Caching

  • Describe result caching
  • Use SQL query result cache
  • Use PL/SQL function cache
  • Review PL/SQL function cache considerations

Analyzing PL/SQL Code

  • Finding Coding Information
  • PL/Scope Concepts
  • DBMS_METADATA Package
  • PL/SQL Enhancements

Profiling and Tracing PL/SQL Code

  • Tracing PL/SQL Execution
  • Tracing PL/SQL: Steps

12:Implementing VPD with Fine-Grained Access Control

  • Understand how fine-grained access control works overall
  • Describe the features of fine-grained access control
  • Describe an application context
  • Create an application context
  • Set an application context
  • List the DBMS_RLS procedures
  • Implement a policy
  • Query the dictionary views holding information on fine-grained access

Safeguarding Your Code Against SQL Injection Attacks

  • SQL Injection Overview
  • Reducing the Attack Surface
  • Filtering Input with DBMS_ASSERT

Oracle Cloud Overview

  • Introduction to Oracle Cloud & Oracle Cloud Services
  • Cloud Deployment Models
  • Evolving from On-premises to Exadata Express
  • What is in Exadata Express?
  • Exadata Express for Users & Developers
  • Oracle Exadata Express Cloud Service
  • Getting Started with Exadata Express
  • Service Console & Web Access through Service Console