A Primer

Rajshekhar Sunderraman
Georgia State University

ISBN 0-321-19498-5
Paper (2004)
438 pages

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"Oracle9i Programming is well written, technically sound, and to the point. There are no meandering explanations that go over the head of the reader." - LAURIAN M. CHIRICA, California Polytechnic State University.

Concise and streamlined, Oracle9i Programming: A Primer provides students and professionals with the ideal introduction to Oracle programming. Updated to incorporate Oracle9i, this easily accessible primer is divided into two sections that act as a detailed guide for new users of this application. The first section offers readers a review of the relational model and an introduction to Oracle SQL and PL/SQL. The second section builds on this foundation by introducing related technologies that facilitate Oracle Web functionality. In addition, the final chapter presents readers with a number of sample projects and programming applications that solodify the Oracle concepts they have learned



Rajshekhar Sunderraman is an associate professor of computer science at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia. Professor Sunderraman received his Ph.D. in computer science from Iowa State University and has been teaching for more than 15 years. He has published numerous articles on a wide range of topics, including deductive databases and logic programming; incompleteness, inconsistency, and negation in databases; deductive and object-oriented databases; web access to databases; and semi-structured data on the web.