BTD310 - SQL Database Design Using Oracle

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Subject Title
SQL Database Design Using Oracle

Subject Description
This course covers the advanced principles of relational database design and SQL (Structured Query Language). The entire set of Oracle's SQL*Plus commands will be covered including the use of variables and anonymous blocks.

Credit Status
1 credit (3 units)
Required for BSD - Bachelor of Technology (Software Development)

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  • Prepare the physical relational database schema on an Oracle database
  • Reorganize data in complex user views to 3rd normal form
  • Use SQL SELECT statement to retrieve data required by an application, including use of single row and group functions, nested queries and correlated subqueries
  • Compose advanced SQL statements to create and modify data in an Oracle database
  • Use SQL*Plus commands to efficiently create, edit and run SQL statements and to format SQL output
  • Use SQL Transaction Control Language statements of COMMIT to make database changes permanent and ROLLBACK to undo database changes
  • Use SQL Data Definition Language statements of CREATE, ALTER and DROP to create, modify and drop database objects including tables, views, sequences and indexes with all constraints required to maintain data and referential integrity
  • Use SQL Data Manipulation Language statements of INSERT, UPDATE and DELETE to add, change and delete application data from tables
  • Create a simple Oracle database objects (anonymous block, stored procedure and function)
  • Compose advanced SQL statements to retrieve data from an Oracle database
  • Use SQL Data Control Language statements of GRANT and REVOKE to permit and remove access to database objects
  • Use commands from SQLPLUS, Oracle's extension to the SQL language, to customize a session environment
  • Designing and creating an explicit cursors. Fetching data from database by using cursor and Controlling cursors with parameters.
  • Developing Subprograms by Using iSQL*Plus and invoking Stored Procedures and Functions.
  • Invoking user defined functions from SQL expressions.
  • Understanding the benefits of stored procedures and functions.
  • Creating a package specification and the package body and invoking package from program blocks.
  • Understanding trigger components and firing triggers from DML program blocks.
  • Create a simple GUI application with PowerBuilder (Or Oracle Forms) program

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