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Oracle Developer Essentials: Data Types

by David Berry

This course introduces the most common data types used in tables in Oracle, including CHAR, VARCHAR2, NUMBER, DATE, TIMESTAMP and LOB data types.

What you'll learn

This course introduces the most common data types that are available in Oracle. Selecting the correct data type is very important in creating a database design, so it is important to know what data types are available and their capabilities. This is intended to be an introductory level course that will make sure you understand how to choose the data type that best fits your needs.

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About the author

David Berry is a software engineer with over 15 years of experience developing applications in languages such as Java and C#. Throughout his career, he has worked extensively with enterprise database systems including Oracle and SQL Server.

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