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Introduction to Oracle

Books to help beginners and newbies to get a grip on Oracle

Oracle Database 11g: A Beginner's Guide

Get a Solid Foundation in Oracle Database Technology

Master Oracle Database 11g fundamentals quickly and easily. Using self-paced tutorials, this book covers core database essentials, the role of the administrator, high availability, and large database features. Oracle Database 11g: A Beginner's Guide walks you, step by step, through database setup, administration, programming, backup, and recovery. In-depth introductions to SQL and PL/SQL are included. Designed for easy learning, this exclusive Oracle Press guide offers:

Oracle: A Beginner's Guide

For easy-to-understand, comprehensive information about Oracle technology, this is the one book every user needs.

Oracle Database Foundations: Technology Fundamentals for IT Success

The world of IT is always evolving, but in every area there are stable, core concepts that anyone just setting out needed to know last year, needs to know this year, and will still need to know next year. The purpose of the Foundations series is to identify these concepts and present them in a way that gives you the strongest possible starting point, no matter what your endeavor.

Oracle Database Foundations provides essential knowledge about installing, configuring, maintaining, and querying Oracle 9i and 10g databases.

Oracle Essentials, 3e: Oracle Database 10g

An enormous system comprising myriad technologies, options, and releases, Oracle's complexities have spawned numerous areas of specialization. For each area of specialization there are equally specialized how-to books and manuals. O'Reilly's Oracle Essentials claims a unique place among these books. Rather than focusing on one area, the book explains the foundational concepts of the Oracle technology and the core technical and business aspects of using it.

Learning Oracle PL/SQL

PL/SQL, Oracle's programming language for stored procedures, delivers a world of possibilities for your database programs. PL/SQL supplements the standard relational database language, SQL, with a wide range of procedural features, including loops, IF-THEN statements, advanced data structures, and rich transactional control--all closely integrated with the Oracle database server.

Schaum's Outline of Fundamentals of Relational Databases


• More than 200 completely solved problems and an equal number of supplementary problems facilitate the understanding of database technology
• Complete scripts allow students to create and populate all databases used in the book
• Syntax and database technology employed by the most important database developers are featured, including Oracle, Microsoft Access, and DB2
• Lab and practice tests similar to the tests currently used in the database certification exams for database developers are included to help students master database problems

Database Systems Concepts with Oracle CD

The Fourth edition of Database System Concepts has been extensively revised from the 3rd edition. The new edition provides improved coverage of concepts, extensive coverage of new tools and techniques, and updated coverage of database system internals. This text is intended for a first course in databases at the junior or senior undergraduate, or first-year graduate level. Database System Concepts, 4th ed. offers a complete background in the basics of database design, languages, and system implementations.

Introduction to Relational Databases

This text provides hands-on instruction to relational database design and management using Oracle examples. The proven format features step-by-step tutorials, end-of-chapter reviews, practice questions, key term lists, and lab projects.

Beginning Oracle Programming (Expert's Voice)

This book teaches you all of the core concepts behind using the database, shows you the tools and techniques you need to master, and gives you practical examples of programming Oracle. This book is aimed at would-be Oracle developers and administrators alike. No matter what your background might be, this book takes a simple approach to teaching you Oracle technology. By the time you have completed this book, you will have all the knowledge you need to use Oracle databases with confidence.

Oracle is the world's leading relational database.