CHAPTER 1Oracle PL/SQL Overview

This chapter introduces you to the Procedure Language/Structured Query Language (PL/SQL). It explains the history, architecture, and block structure of PL/SQL, reviews Oracle 10g new features, and discusses Oracle 11g new features. The chapter is divided into the following sections:

Image History and background

Image Architecture

Image Basic block structures

Oracle 10g new features

Oracle 11g new features

History and Background

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