The Oracle Advanced PL/SQL Developer Professional Guide helps you to master the advanced PL/SQL concepts in Oracle 11g. The book aims to be a sure selection for the Associate level Oracle professionals aspiring for Professional level. The topics covered and demonstrated are in line with the Oracle University prescription for Oracle Professional certification, which justify the version updates to be advanced and not complex. The book is under publication from Packt publishers and all set for its release in May, 2012.
The OCP 1Z0-146 certification is the second milestone for the Associate level Oracle professionals. The journey from Associate to Professional level enhances your reliability and credibility with the Oracle technology, catalyzes your employability, and job effectiveness. Apart from focusing the certification preparation, the book contains ample demonstrations and best programming practices which can be employed in day to day assignments.
The book aims to cover the advanced features of PL/SQL which are required to design and optimize the PL/SQL code. The recapitulation of PL/SQL programming and advanced features like collections, external procedures, server side result caching, implementing VPD to enforce row level security, handling large objects and SecureFiles build up a concrete platform for a PL/SQL professional. Apart from the programming, the book makes instrumental recommendations on the usage of development tool SQL Developer, employing best practices in database environments and safeguarding the vulnerable areas in PL/SQL code to avoid code injection.
The book gives a deeper insight to transform the readers from mid-level programmers to professional database designers. The advanced concepts covered through this book would surely agitate the readers to dig upon and explore more on the topics.
The book has been reviewed by Oracle ACEs Kamran Agayev, Ronald Rood, Mohan Dutta, and Marcel Hoefs. It is under production stage and will be released by 15th May, 2012. The book is on pre sales on Packt’s website, Amazon and all leading technical book distributors.