Advanced Oracle features such as triggers and stored procedures make itpossible to build databases that incorporate business rules - allowing companiesto reengineer processes more quickly and effectively than ever. This is the"bible" for anyone designing complex Oracle databases that incorporatebusiness rules, and it is fully compliant with Oracle 10g. The book presents asimple methodology which yields a highly-maintainable repository of triggersand stored procedures which are easy to manage and modify as the businesschanges. Topics covered include: declarative constraints; analyzing constraintsthrough the data dictionary; PL/SQL program units; embedded SQL; datatypes and composite structures; error handling and exceptions; andinterprocess communication.A trigger is a condition, which if true, causes a stored procedure to execute.Stored procedures are SQL code embedded in the database that providescritical information to the end user when triggered.
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Effectively create and manage complex databases with Oracle! Systems and database expert Kevin Owens explores PL/SQL, Oracle's answer to the Structured Query Language (SQL), and teaches you what you need to know to build robust and complex databases for your business.
Using easy-to-follow instructions and examples, this book presents techniques to take advantage of Oracle features such as triggers and stored procedures-features that allow your databases to incorporate business rules which are easy to manage and modify as the business evolves. Topics covered include:
Programming Oracle Triggers and Stored Procedures, Third Edition, is an invaluable resource for database developers, designers, and project leaders looking to build and maintain truly intelligent, complex databasesAbout the Author:
KEVIN OWENS is the Oracle database administrator at the U.S. Department of the Treasury in Washington, DC.
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Book Description Prentice Hall PTR, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 3. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0130850330