In Cost-Based Oracle Fundamentals, the first book in a series of three, Jonathan Lewisone of the foremost authorities in this fielddescribes the most commonly used parts of the model, what the optimizer does with your statistics, and why things go wrong.
Get started with PL/SQL, the built-in language that every Oracle developer and database administrator must know, in Beginning PL/SQL, a fast-paced and example-filled tutorial. Learn from author Don Bales' extensive experience to discover the most commonly used aspects of PL/SQL, without wasting time with obscure and obsolete features.
Beginning Oracle SQL is your introduction to the interactive query tools and specific dialect of SQL used with Oracle Database. The book is a revision of the classic Mastering Oracle SQL and SQL*Plus by Lex de Haan, and has been updated to cover developments in Oracle's version of the SQL query language.
Open the door to a career as an Oracle database administrator as you learn to plan for and install the Oracle Database software and then learn the rudiments of database administration from longtime Oracle expert Iggy Fernandez.
Agile Oracle Application Express shows how skilled, motivated, and self-organizing developers can realize the extraordinary commercial benefits of Application Express by coupling it with an agile software development approach.