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Oracle Database 11g: Advanced PL/SQL (Ed 2) Boot Camp 



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Duration: 3 Days





In this Oracle Database 11G Advanced PL/SQL training, expert Oracle University instructors will help you explore the advanced features of PL/SQL to design and tune PL/SQL. You'll learn how it interfaces with the database and other applications in the most efficient manner.

Learn To:
• 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.

Benefits to You
Extend the functionality of the SQL language with PL/SQL language to write application code. This will help your organization realize the full benefit of utilizing Oracle best practices.

Virtual Private Database
You'll also be introduced to Virtual Private Database (VPD) to implement security policies. Learn techniques and tools to strengthen applications against SQL injection attacks. Explore programming efficiency, use of external C and Java routines, PL/SQL server pages and fine-grained access.





• Application Developers
• Database Administrators
• PL/SQL Developer




What's Included:

  • Authorized Courseware
  • Intensive Hands on Skills Development with an Experienced Subject Matter Expert
  • Hands on practice on real Servers and extended lab support 1.800.482.3172
  • Examination Vouchers  & Onsite Certification Testing
  • Academy Code of Honor: Test Pass Guarantee
  • Optional: Package for Hotel Accommodations, Lunch and Transportation



Course Outline:


• Course objectives
• Course agenda
• Tables and data used for this course
• Overview of the development environments: SQL Developer, SQL Plus
PL/SQL Programming Concepts Review
• Identify PL/SQL block structure
• Create procedures
• Create functions
• List restrictions and guidelines on calling functions from SQL expressions
• Create packages
• Review of implicit and explicit cursors
• List exception syntax
• Identify the Oracle supplied packages
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
• Cursor variables
Using Collections
• Overview of collections
• Use Associative arrays
• Use Nested tables
• Compare nested tables and VARRAYs
• Write PL/SQL programs that use collections
• Use Collections effectively
Manipulating Large Objects
• Describe a LOB object
• Use BFILEs
• Use DBMS_LOB.READ and DBMS_LOB.WRITE to manipulate LOBs
• Create a temporary LOB programmatically with the DBMS_LOB package
• Introduction to SecureFile LOBs
• Use SecureFile LOBs to store documents
• Convert BasicFile LOBs to SecureFile LOB format
• Enable reduplication and compression
Using Advanced Interface Methods
• Calling External Procedures from PL/SQL
• Benefits of External Procedures
• 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
• PL/SQL function cache
• Review PL/SQL function cache considerations
Analyzing PL/SQL Code
• Finding Coding Information
• Collecting PL/Scope Data
Profiling and Tracing PL/SQL Code
• Tracing PL/SQL Execution
• Tracing PL/SQL: Steps
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
• Avoiding Dynamic SQL
• Using Bind Arguments
• Filtering Input with DBMS_ASSERT
• Designing Code Immune to SQL Injections
• Testing Code for SQL Injection Flaws


Academy Code of Honor:  
The Academy guarantees that students shall pass all vendor examinations during the training program or may re-attend within one year of the program completion date. Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.  

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