Oracle Certified Associate (OCAJP -7)


Oracle Database 11g: SQL Exams Syllabus

(Oracle Certified Oracle Database 11g Administrator)

Oracle Database 11g: SQL Fundamentals certification exams has a defined Syllabus to check your expertise. As per Oracle Official website, following is the list of chapters and covered topic to be examined in the certification exams.

Retrieving Data Using the SQL SELECT Statement

  • List the capabilities of SQL SELECT statements

  • Execute a basic SELECT statement

Restricting and Sorting Data

  • Limit the rows that are retrieved by a query

  • Sort the rows that are retrieved by a query

  • Use ampersand substitution to restrict and sort output at runtime

Using Single-Row Functions to Customize Output

  • Describe various types of functions available in SQL

  • Use character, number, and date functions in SELECT statements

Using Conversion Functions and Conditional Expressions

  • Describe various types of functions available in SQL

  • Use character, number, and date functions in SELECT statements

Reporting Aggregated Data Using the Group Functions

  • Identify the available group functions

  • Describe the use of group functions

  • Group data by using the GROUP BY clause

  • Include or exclude grouped rows by using the HAVING clause

Displaying Data from Multiple Tables

  • Write SELECT statements to access data from more than one table using equijoins and nonequijoins

  • Join a table to itself by using a self-join

  • View data that generally does not meet a join condition by using outer joins

  • Generate a Cartesian product of all rows from two or more tables

Using Subqueries to Solve Queries

  • Define subqueries

  • Describe the types of problems that the subqueries can solve

  • List the types of subqueries

  • Write single-row and multiple-row subqueries

Using the Set Operators

  • Describe set operators

  • Use a set operator to combine multiple queries into a single query

  • Control the order of rows returned

Manipulating Data

  • Describe each data manipulation language (DML) statement

  • Insert rows into a table

  • Update rows in a table

  • Delete rows from a table

  • Control transactions

Using DDL Statements to Create and Manage Tables

  • Categorize the main database objects

  • Review the table structure

  • List the data types that are available for columns

  • Create a simple table

  • Explain how constraints are created at the time of table creation

  • Describe how schema objects work

Creating Other Schema Objects

  • Create simple and complex views

  • Retrieve data from views

  • Create, maintain, and use sequences

  • Create and maintain indexes

  • Create private and public synonyms



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