Provides quick-reference information that will help you use Oracle's PL/SQL languange, including the newest Oracle Database 10g features. This is a companion to Steven Feuerstein and Bill Pribyl's Oracle PL/SQL Programming.
Proceedings of: EUSFLAT-2017 – The 10th Conference of the European Society for Fuzzy Logic and Technology, September 11–15, 2017, Warsaw, Poland IWIFSGN’2017 – The Sixteenth International Workshop on Intuitionistic Fuzzy Sets and Generalized Nets, September 13–15, 2017, Warsaw, Poland
Author: Janusz Kacprzyk
This volume constitutes the proceedings of two collocated international conferences: EUSFLAT-2017 – the 10th edition of the flagship Conference of the European Society for Fuzzy Logic and Technology held in Warsaw, Poland, on September 11–15, 2017, and IWIFSGN’2017 – The Sixteenth International Workshop on Intuitionistic Fuzzy Sets and Generalized Nets, held in Warsaw on September 13–15, 2017. The conferences were organized by the Systems Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, Department IV of Engineering Sciences, Polish Academy of Sciences, and the Polish Operational and Systems Research Society in collaboration with the European Society for Fuzzy Logic and Technology (EUSFLAT), the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and various European universities. The aim of the EUSFLAT-2017 was t o bring together theoreticians and practitioners working on fuzzy logic, fuzzy systems, soft computing and related areas and to provide a platform for exchanging ideas and discussing the latest trends and ideas, while the aim of IWIFSGN’2017 was to discuss new developments in extensions of the concept of a fuzzy set, such as an intuitionistic fuzzy set, as well as other concepts, like that of a generalized net. The papers included, written by leading international experts, as well as the special sessions and panel discussions contribute to the development the field, strengthen collaborations and intensify networking.
The first edition of Oracle PL/SQL Programming quickly became an indispensable reference for both novice and experienced PL/SQL developers. Packed with examples and recommendations, it helped everyone using PL/SQL (from the Oracle Forms developer to the database administrator) make the most of this powerful language. Oracle8 presents PL/SQL programmers with new challenges by increasing both the possibilities and complexities of the language. This new edition updates the original book for Oracle8, adding chapters describing the new PL/SQL object features (object types, collections, object views, and external procedures). The second edition also contains a much-requested chapter on tuning PL/SQL, as well as expanded discussions of debugging and tracing PL/SQL execution. The book comes with a companion diskette containing the Companion Utilities Guide for Oracle PL/SQL Programming, an online tool developed by RevealNet, Inc. The online guide contains more than 100 file of source code and documentation prepared by the authors. Even if you've already read the first edition of Oracle PL/SQL Programming, you'll find an enormous amount of new and revised information in this second edition and on its companion diskette. If you're new to PL/SQL, you'll soon find yourself on the road to mastery. NOTE: To make room for the new material, some summaries and code from the first edition have been moved to the companion disk. Oracle PL/SQL Programming is divided into seven parts: Foreword Preface Part I: Programming in PL/SQL 1. Introduction to PL/SQL 2. PL/SQL Language Fundamentals 3. Effective Coding Style Part II: PL/SQL Language Elements 4. Variables and Program Data 5. Conditional and Sequential Control 6. Database Interaction and Cursors 7. Loops 8. Exception Handlers 9. Records in PL/SQL 10.PL/SQL Tables Part III: Built-in Functions and Packages 11. Character Functions 12. Date Functions 13. Numeric, LOB, and Miscellaneous Functions 14. Conversion Functions Part IV: Modular Code 15. Procedures and Functions 16. Packages 17. Calling Stored PL/SQL Functions from SQL Part V: PL/SQL Oracle8 Features 18. Object Types 19. Nested Tables and VARRAYs 20. Object Views 21. External Procedures Part VI: Making PL/SQL Programs Work 22. Code Design Tips 23. Managing Code in the Database 24. Debugging PL/SQL 25. Tracing PL/SQL 26. Tuning PL/SQL Part VII: Appendixes A. What's on the Companion Disk? B. Calling Stored Procedures from PL/SQL Version 1.1 C. Built-in Packages
Considered the best Oracle PL/SQL programming guide by the Oracle community, this definitive guide is precisely what you need to make the most of Oracle’s powerful procedural language. The sixth edition describes the features and capabilities of PL/SQL up through Oracle Database 12c Release 1. Hundreds of thousands of PL/SQL developers have benefited from this book over the last twenty years; this edition continues that tradition. With extensive code examples and a lively sense of humor, this book explains language fundamentals, explores advanced coding techniques, and offers best practices to help you solve real-world problems. Get PL/SQL programs up and running quickly, with clear instructions for executing, tracing, testing, debugging, and managing code Understand new 12.1 features, including the ACCESSIBLE_BY clause, WITH FUNCTION and UDF pragma, BEQUEATH CURRENT_USER for views, and new conditional compilation directives Take advantage of extensive code samples, from easy-to-follow examples to reusable packaged utilities Optimize PL/SQL performance with features like the function result cache and Oracle utilities such as PL/Scope and the PL/SQL hierarchical profiler Build modular, easy-to-maintain PL/SQL applications using packages, procedures, functions, and triggers
Oracle Languages - Syntax summary for SQL language statements, SQL function calls PL/SQL language statements and characteristics, PL/SQL built-in package headers, and Java (JDBC and SQLJ) interfaces to the Oracle database.
For programmers, analysts, and database administrators, SQL in a Nutshell is the essential reference for the SQL language used in today's most popular database products. This new edition clearly documents every SQL command according to the latest ANSI standard, and details how those commands are implemented in Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Oracle 11g, and the MySQL 5.1 and PostgreSQL 8.3 open source database products. You'll also get a concise overview of the Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) model, and a clear-cut explanation of foundational RDBMS concepts -- all packed into a succinct, comprehensive, and easy-to-use format. This book provides: Background on the Relational Database Model, including current and previous SQL standards Fundamental concepts necessary for understanding relational databases and SQL commands An alphabetical command reference to SQL statements, according to the SQL2003 ANSI standard The implementation of each command by MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, and SQL Server An alphabetical reference of the ANSI SQL2003 functions, as well as the vendor implementations Platform-specific functions unique to each implementation Beginning where vendor documentation ends, SQL in a Nutshell distills the experiences of professional database administrators and developers who have used SQL variants to support complex enterprise applications. Whether SQL is new to you, or you've been using SQL since its earliest days, you'll get lots of new tips and techniques in this book.
Design Feature-Rich PL/SQL Applications Deliver dynamic, client/server PL/SQL applications with expert guidance from an Oracle programming professional. With full coverage of the latest features and tools, Oracle Database 11g PL/SQL Programming lays out each topic alongside detailed explanations, cut-and-paste syntax examples, and real-world case studies. Access and modify database information, construct powerful PL/SQL statements, execute effective queries, and deploy bulletproof security. You'll also learn how to implement C, C++, and Java procedures, Web-enable your database, cut development time, and optimize performance. Create, debug, and manage Oracle-driven PL/SQL programs Use PL/SQL structures, delimiters, operators, variables, and statements Identify and eliminate errors using PLSQL_WARNINGS and exception handlers Work with functions, procedures, packages, collections, and triggers Define and deploy varray, nested table, and associative array data types Handle external routines, object types, large objects, and secure files Communicate between parallel sessions using DBMS_ALERT and DBMS_PIPE Call external procedures through Oracle Net Services and PL/SQL wrappers Integrate internal and server-side Java class libraries using Oracle JVM Develop robust Web applications using PL/SQL Gateway and Web Toolkit
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: Core Concepts--Oracle Database 11g topics presented in logically organized chapters Critical Skills--Lists of specific skills covered in each chapter Projects--Practical exercises that show how to apply the critical skills learned in each chapter Progress Checks--Quick self-assessment sections to check your progress Notes--Extra information related to the topic being covered Mastery Checks--Chapter-ending quizzes to test your knowledge
This pocket reference provides quick reference information that will help you use SQLPlus, Oracle's interactive query tool. It summarizes all of the SQLPlus syntax, including the syntax for new Oracle8irelease 8.1.6 features. SQLPlus is available at every Oracle site--from the largest data warehouse to the smallest single-user system--and it's a critical tool for virtually every Oracle user. Despite its wide use, few developers and DBAs know how powerful a tool SQLPlus can be. This book boils down the most vital information from Gennick's best-selling book,Oracle SQLPlus: The Definitive Guide, into an accessible summary. It concisely describes interacting with SQLPlus, selecting data, formatting reports with SQLPlus, and tuning SQL queries. It also contains quick references to the SQLPlus commands and format elements. This book is an indispensable companion to O'Reilly bestselling book,Oracle SQLPlus: The Definitive Guide, but it does not replace it; the larger book is truly the definitive guide, suitable for readers at all levels of expertise. The definitive guide describes the many tasks that SQLPlus can perform, and provides a tutorial on many SQLPlus topics. But this quick reference is an excellent, portable resource for readers who want a pocket-sized summary of SQLPlus capabilities and a reminder of how to issue specific commands and formatting options for SQL*Plus. Table of Contents: Interacting with SQLPlus Selecting Data Formatting Reports Tuning SQL SQLPlus Format Elements SQL*Plus Command Reference