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Home > Training > Oracle 11g > Oracle Database 11g: PL/SQL Fundamentals II - Develop Program Units Training

Oracle Database 11g: PL/SQL Fundamentals II - Develop Program Units Training

Course#: WA1737

The objective of this course is to equip students to develop database server-side PL/SQL program units within an Oracle database.

What you will learn

Among the specific subjects discussed in this course are:

  • Understanding application partitioning within a client/server or multi-tiered web-based systems architecture.
  • Understanding the basic form and structure of program units stored within the database.
  • Building and maintaining database-resident program units.
  • Encapsulating program units within packages and taking advantage of accompanying advanced programming techniques such as cursor variables and cursor expressions.
  • Handling intricate theoretical challenges, such as mutating tables.
  • Building and maintaining DML-event and system-event database triggers, including advanced techniques using both simple triggers and compound triggers.
  • Discuss the storage and execution model for database programs and how one can write efficient programs to maximize performance.
  • Using system-supplied packages to extend the power of your SQL statements and PL/SQL applications.


Target audience for this course is all Oracle professionals. Among the specific groups for whom this course will be helpful are:

  • Application designers and developers
  • Database administrators


Three days.

Outline of WA1737 Oracle Database 11g: PL/SQL Fundamentals II - Develop Program Units Training

1. Introducing database program units

  • About database program units
  • Types of pl/sql program units
  • Types of stored program units
  • Advantages of using stored program units

2. Creating stored procedures & functions

  • About stored procedures & functions
  • Creating procedures & functions
  • Executing procedures & functions

3. Maintaining stored procedures & functions

  • Recompiling & dropping programs
  • Data dictionary storage
  • Managing dependencies

4. Creating & maintaining packages

  • About packages
  • Creating packages
  • Advanced programming techniques
  • Maintaining packages

5. Advanced cursor techniques

  • Using cursor variables
  • Using cursor expressions

6. Using system-supplied packages

  • Dbms_output()
  • Utl_file()

7 Creating database triggers

  • About database triggers
  • Statement-level triggers
  • Row-level triggers
  • Examples of triggers
  • Instead of triggers
  • Employing triggers within an application

8. Maintaining database triggers

  • Call syntax
  • Trigger maintenance tasks
  • Show errors trigger
  • Drop trigger
  • Alter trigger
  • Handling multiple triggers for a table
  • Handling mutating table issues

9. Implementing system event triggers

  • What are system event triggers?
  • Defining the scope
  • Available system events
  • System event attributes
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