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Tutorial Details: Introduction to Oracle

Date: Monday, October 18, 2004, 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm
Location: Room 138 Cargill Building
Instructor(s): Zheng Jin Tu, MSI

Oracle is one of most widely used software packages for database management. It is a high performance, scalable, and reliable system for data storage, retrieval, and analysis. Many large-scale applications have been developed using Oracle as a backend database service.

This tutorial will be a mixture of lecture and hands-on practice.

We will cover the following:

1): Data and database concepts

2): Overview of Oracle 3): SQL and PL/SQL 4): Basic database and table creation 5): Data manipulation - select/insert/update/delete statements

Prerequisites: Basic database concepts