Learning Oracle SQL the Easy Way

by Apurva T. on March 6, 2014

in Learn

If you plan to use Oracle – the most powerful database in the world, there is one skill you need to learn anyhow whether you want to become Oracle PL/SQL programmer or Oracle database administrator. The skill is SQL. The greatest fact about learning SQL is that the skill works across databases. Even if tomorrow you have to work on DB2 or Microsoft SQL Server, you will be able to use the SQL skills you learned.

SQL is very easy to learn but the it can prove to be a daunting task to master. It is equally easy to write bad SQL statements, which can lead to database/application performance problems. Hence, the need to master SQL and write it efficiently.

Udemy offers an excellent video course on learning SQL for Oracle database. It uses video lectures, covering database topics such as:

  • Setting up your Oracle environment
  • Basic terminology
  • Reading data using a SELECT statement
  • What can be done using a SELECT statement
  • Functions
  • Data types
  • Joins, set operators, subqueries
  • Inserting, updating and deleting data
  • Creating tables

The course materials run for approximately 4 hours over 36 lectures. It’s structured into various sessions and lectures, grouped by functional areas to make it easier to lean.

Why should you take this course?

The course has over 2200 enrollments and an average rating of 4.5 out of 5. You can go from bring an absolute beginner to capable of writing SQL statements in a matter of hours, without paying thousands of dollars for training. You can also study in your own time!

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Click here to get further details of Introduction to Oracle SQL.

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