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Get a Solid Foundation in Oracle Database Technology
Learn the fundamental concepts of Oracle Database 10g administration and programming from this step-by-step beginner's guide. Through self-paced tutorials, learn about database essentials, the role of the administrator, and large database features. You'll also get an in-depth introduction to SQL, PL/SQL, Java, and XML programming. Get on your way to becoming an expert Oracle DBA, developer, or user by following the proven learning method of this Oracle Press guide:
- Core Concepts--Each concept is divided into logically organized chapters, ideal for self-paced learning
- Critical Skills--Every chapter opens with the specific skills covered in the chapter
- Projects--Practical exercises show how to apply the critical skills learned in each chapter
- Progress Checks--Quick self-assessment sections check your progress
- Ask the Experts--Q&A sections throughout are filled with bonus information and helpful tips
- Mastery Checks--End-of-chapter reviews test knowledge using short-answer, multiple-choice, and fill-in-the-blank questions
About the Author: Michael S. Abbey (Ottawa, CN) has been using Oracle for 15 years, has coauthored seven books for Oracle Press, and has given presentations on Oracle throughout North America and Europe. Michael leads the Pythian Group's dbaSource team in Ottawa, Canada, which provides Internet-based Oracle DBA support. Michael has been a volunteer in Oracle user groups, facilitating delivery of IOUG-A's IOUG-A Live! from 1997 to 2000. Michael J. Corey (Newton, MA) is currently CTO with OneWarranty.com. Prior to this, he was the CEO of Database Technologies, Inc. which was the first consulting company in the eastern US to specialize in RDBMS'. Michael has been working with Oracle since Version 3 and is an active member of various Oracle user communities. In addition to his membership in the Northeast Oracle Users Group, he is a founding member of the ECO conference and has served as president of the International Oracle Users Group-Americas (IOUG-A). Ian Abramson (Toronto, CN) is CTO of Data Warehousing for Data Visions Incorporated, in Toronto, Canada. Ian has 14 years of experience as an Oracle architect, designer, developer, and DBA; he has focused on data warehousing for the past five. As the director of educational programming for the IOUG-A, he has created top-notch educational programs for the Oracle user community. Ian presents at Oracle conferences worldwide and is a faculty member of the IOUG-A University Master Class program.