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Oracle PL/SQL: Transactions, Dynamic SQL & Debugging

by Pankaj Jain

In this course, we will talk in detail about transaction management in Oracle. We will take an in-depth look at dynamic SQL and debugging options in PL/SQL, and explore in detail the SQL Developer Debugger.

What you'll learn

In this course, we will talk in detail about how transaction management occurs in Oracle. We will talk about transaction management commands like commits, rollbacks, and savepoints, as well as talk about naming transactions and initiating read-only transactions. Dynamic SQL helps us write extremely flexible SQL. We will talk extensively about native dynamic SQL and the DBMS_SQL package, along with the two ways to execute dynamic SQL in PL/SQL. Finally, we will dive deep into debugging methods for PL/SQL with an extensive look at the SQL Developer debugger. All of these are important concepts and skills which enable you to write efficient, accurate, and high-performing PL/SQL code.

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About the author

Pankaj Jain is an experienced technologist, with expertise in various aspects of software development lifecycle, architecting software solutions and software development. He has worked on an array of technologies, with focus on Oracle at the database layer and Java at the web tier. He is a certified Oracle 11g DBA. He lives in Seattle with his wife Simita and boys Ronit and Rohak. When he is not playing with technology, he likes spending time with his kids, travelling and doing photography.

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