Learn how to use the Oracle database management system to plan, organize, and manage your data. Introduction to Oracle will provide you with a practical hands-on approach to relational databases concepts and Oracle's database management system. This course will introduce you to the Structured Query Language (SQL), Oracle's SQL*Plus, and other valuable tools used to develop, manage, and reference an Oracle database. In this six-week online course, you will learn how to create an Oracle database, build various database objects for the database, and write simple SQL statements that access the data from the database. This course will teach you how to write Data Definition Language statements to create, update, and delete database objects. You will learn how to execute Data Control Language statements to give or delete access rights to database objects. You will write Data Manipulation Language statements to insert, update, and delete records from a database. Finally, you will learn how to query the data and create finished reports. Requirements Internet access, e-mail, the Microsoft Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox Web browser, and the Adobe Flash and PDF plug-ins (two free and simple downloads you obtain at http://www.adobe.com/downloads by clicking Get Adobe Flash Player and Get Adobe Reader). and any type of computer with an installed copy of Oracle''s Database Software (versions 8, 9, 10 or 11 are acceptable). The Database software is available for downloading from Oracle''s website (www.oracle.com). Download the Oracle Database 10g Release 2 Standard Edition, Standard Edition One, or Enterprise Edition that supports your operating system. This course provides post-installation instruction on Oracle. Installation support will not be provided in the course. Installation support is provided from Oracle''s website.