Get The Ins-and-Outs of SQL and PL/SQL From an Oracle Expert Perform database functions quickly and easily using the comprehensive information in this step-by-step guide. Oracle professional Christopher Allen begins with database basics and progresses to plain-language explanations and real-world examples of SQL statements and PL/SQL programs. You'll learn how to manage, query, and manipulate data, use SQL*Plus, create SQL functions, and write practical PL/SQL applications. Review questions, chapter summaries, and hands-on projects will have you understanding and exploiting the powerful features of Oracle Database 10g in no time. bull; bull;Create tables, rows, records, columns, and fields bull;Store text, numbers, dates, pictures, and soundfiles in tables and columns bull;Define, manipulate, retrieve, and delete data, using SQL commands bull;Select, sort, and filter records with SQL functions and procedures bull;Write SQL commands to declare variables using anchored types bull;Use SAVEPOINT and ROLLBACK commands to ensure multilevel undo bull;Perform time-based and hierarchical data queries bull;Edit and reuse commands in script files, using the SQL*Plus program bull;Use PL/SQL views, sequences, procedures, functions, and packages bull;Use triggers to automate auditing, security, and maintenance tasksAllen, Christopher is the author of 'Oracle Database 10g PL/SQL 101', published 2004 under ISBN 9780072255409 and ISBN 0072255404.