APPENDIX A

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How to Download, Install, and Use Oracle

Since knowing Oracle SQL is a prerequisite for learning PL/SQL, I could simply assume that you already have resource-level access to Oracle (you can create objects like tables, views, and so on), already have access to SQL*Plus, and already know SQL. But that might not be the case.

Just in case you don’t have access to Oracle, I’m going to give you some advice on the following subjects:

  • How to download Oracle Database software
  • How to install Oracle Database software
  • How to use Oracle SQL*Plus

This should get you started in the right direction. Keep in mind that I have no idea what the Apress ...

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