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Java Oracle Database Development

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  • Copyright 2003
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-13-046218-7
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-046218-3

The hands-on tutorial for Java developers who want to integrate their applications with the industy leading Oracle 8i and 9i databases.

  • Provides an introduction to database design, including the essentials of SQL, to get Java programmers started with Oracle comfortably, confidently and quickly!
  • Covers important Java database technologies, such as JDBC and JDO—step-by-step, with examples.
  • Covers both Oracle 8i and 9I—including new 9i features, such as object-relational features, all highlighted with examples.



As an aid to your work with Java Oracle Database Development, we are making available for download the source code for all significant examples from the book (ZIP archive).

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Java, Databases, and Oracle

SQL Essentials

Table of Contents


1. Java, Databases, and Oracle.

The Right Tool at the Right Time. Types of Databases. Oracle and Java.

2. Database Design Essentials.

Tables, Columns, and Rows. Oracle Datatypes. Designing a Database.

3. SQL Essentials.

Data Definition Language. Data Manipulation Language. SQL Functions. Transactions.

4. More SQL: Queries, Subqueries, and Views.

Aggregate Functions, GROUP BY and HAVING. Putting Data in Order. Combining Data from Different Tables. Subqueries. Views.

5. PL/SQL.

Getting Started with PL/SQL. Basic PL/SQL Language Elements. Program Elements. Java Stored Procedures.

6. Oracle Object-Relational Features.

Object Types. Inheritance and Object Evolution in Oracle 9i.

7. SQLJ.

SQLJ Statements and the SQLJ Translator.

8. Introduction to JDBC.

Connecting to the Database. Executing SQL Statements. Executing SQL Queries. Large Objects—BLOBs and CLOBs.

9. Advanced JDBC Features.

Connection Options. JDBC Driver Types. Using DataSource Instead of DriverManager. Scrollable, Sensitive, Updateable ResultSets. RowSets. Using Oracle Object-Relational Features with JDBC.

10. Introduction to J2EE and Persistence.

A J2EE Overview. Designing a J2EE Application. The Oracle Containers for J2EE, OC4J. Deploying the Web Application. EJBs and Web Applications.

11. A Quick Tour of EJB.

The EJB Distributed Object Model. Introduction to Bean Building: A Stateless Session Bean. Debugging with Jdeveloper. Packaging and Deploying the EJB—Overview. Session Beans, Value Objects, and Data Access Objects. A Bean-Managed Persistent Entity Bean. The Sample Client Application.

12. Object-Relational Mapping and Java Data Objects.

Java Data Objects. Class Relationships and Persistence.



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