Oracle PL/SQL Programming

By Steven Feuerstein, Bill Pribyl

Considered the easiest Oracle PL/SQL programming advisor through the Oracle neighborhood, this definitive consultant is exactly what you want to utilize Oracle’s robust procedural language. The 6th version describes the beneficial properties and features of PL/SQL up via Oracle Database 12c free up 1.

Hundreds of millions of PL/SQL builders have benefited from this publication during the last two decades; this variation maintains that culture. With broad code examples and a full of life humorousness, this booklet explains language basics, explores complicated coding options, and gives top practices that will help you remedy real-world problems.

  • Get PL/SQL courses up and working quick, with transparent directions for executing, tracing, checking out, debugging, and dealing with code
  • Understand new 12.1 good points, together with the ACCESSIBLE_BY clause, WITH functionality and UDF pragma, BEQUEATH CURRENT_USER for perspectives, and new conditional compilation directives
  • Take benefit of broad code samples, from easy-to-follow examples to reusable packaged utilities
  • Optimize PL/SQL functionality with good points just like the functionality end result cache and Oracle utilities similar to PL/Scope and the PL/SQL hierarchical profiler
  • Build modular, easy-to-maintain PL/SQL purposes utilizing programs, approaches, features, and triggers

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Postmortems from Game Developer: Insights from the Developers of Unreal Tournament, Black and White, Age of Empires, and Other Top-Selling Games

By Austin Grossman

The preferred Postmortem column in video game Developer journal beneficial properties firsthand money owed of the way essentially the most vital and winning video games of modern years were made. This ebook bargains the chance to reap this services with one quantity. The editor has geared up the articles by means of topic and further formerly unpublished research to bare profitable administration suggestions. Readers find out how superstars of the sport like Peter Molyneux and Warren Spector have handled the advance demanding situations equivalent to handling complexity, software program and video game layout concerns, agenda demanding situations, and altering employees wishes.

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Oracle Data Guard 11gR2 Administration Beginner's Guide

By Emre Baransel, Nassyam Basha

If you are an Oracle Database Administrator it really is virtually necessary to understand how to guard and shield your info. this can be the suitable primer to information safeguard that covers all of the bases with a wholly sensible, elementary approach.


  • Understand the necessities and elements of Oracle facts Guard
  • Configure your info protect atmosphere utilizing useful examples
  • Find options to the most typical real-world information safeguard issues
  • Dedicated chapters for facts shield top practices and knowledge protect patching
  • See how info protect is built-in with the prevailing Oracle database cluster and backup environment
  • An effortless to learn, finished advisor with transparent, step by step instructions

In Detail

Data safeguard is the excessive availability, catastrophe restoration and information replication answer for Oracle Databases.

With the massive progress of knowledge shield it’s getting more durable to come across an Oracle DBA no longer facing information protect. because it’s a standard DBA activity to supply excessive availability of databases, facts protect is a must-know subject for each Oracle Database Administrator.

"Oracle facts safeguard 11g R2 Beginner's management consultant" is a realistic consultant that gives all of the details it is very important configure and preserve information safeguard. This ebook will convey you what info defend can particularly do.

By following the sensible examples during this ebook, you’ll discover ways to manage your facts safeguard dealer, the administration framework for facts defend configurations. examine and enforce various facts safeguard modes, practice function transitions among databases (switchover and failover) and configure energetic facts shield. subsequent, we are going to dive into the gains of photo Standby. The ebook progresses into facts safeguard configuration with different Oracle items (such as EM, RAC, and RMAN) and patch databases in facts defend. the ultimate chapters will conceal usually encountered facts shield matters and information safeguard most sensible practices, that are extremely important to make a knowledge defend configuration ideal and take greatest benefit of facts safeguard properties.

What you are going to examine from this book

  • Implement facts shield top practices
  • Set up actual and logical standby databases to construct information defend configurations
  • Configure and use information defend dealer for a better and extra accomplished administration of knowledge Guard
  • Design configurations with diverse facts safety levels
  • Perform switchover and failover operations
  • Use energetic facts defend and photograph Standby gains to entry standby databases in read-only and read-write modes
  • Integrate facts defend with RAC, RMAN, and firm supervisor 12c Cloud Control
  • Patch Oracle Databases in a knowledge safeguard environment
  • Deal with the commonest information shield issues
  • Configure cascade standby databases, compression, and cross-platform implementation


Using real-world examples and hands-on projects, Oracle facts safeguard 11gR2 management Beginner's advisor offers you an effective origin in Oracle information shield. it's been designed to coach you every thing you want to recognize to effectively create and function information safeguard environments with greatest flexibility, compatibility, and effectiveness.

Who this e-book is written for

If you're an Oracle database administrator who desires to configure and administer facts protect configurations, then "Oracle facts protect 11gR2 management Beginner's advisor" is for you. With a uncomplicated knowing of Oracle database management, you’ll manage to simply persist with the book.

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Discovering SQL: A Hands-On Guide for Beginners

By Alex Kriegel

Teaching the SQL abilities that companies call for whilst hiring programmers

If you are a SQL newbie, you do not simply are looking to research SQL fundamentals, you furthermore mght are looking to get a few functional SQL talents you should use within the task marketplace. This booklet supplies either. protecting the fundamentals via intermediate subject matters with transparent causes, hands-on workouts, and worthy options, this publication is the fitting advent to SQL. issues comprise either the present SQL:2008 criteria, the approaching SQL:2011 criteria, and in addition the best way to use SQL opposed to present releases of the preferred advertisement SQL databases, similar to Oracle, SQL Server, and MySQL.

  • Introduces SQL strategies, explains SQL statements, and obviously indicates the best way to write effective and powerful SQL code
  • Uses a hands-on variety and a pattern database that includes all SQL recommendations taught within the publication; this database should be greater during the ebook as key issues and classes are covered
  • Covers themes reminiscent of how SQL interacts with the pattern database through numerous interfaces, together with vendor-provided utilities, programming languages, SQL consumers, and productiveness software
  • Includes appendices with primers on database normalization, set concept and bollean algebra, RDBMS software program step by step setup courses, and database connectivity

Learn tips on how to write potent, effective SQL code with Discovering SQL: A Hands-On consultant for Beginners.

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Designing and Developing for Google Glass: Thinking Differently for a New Platform

By Jason Salas

Creating apps for Google Glass is extra concerned than just studying the way to navigate its undefined, APIs, and SDK. you furthermore may want the appropriate mind-set. whereas this functional ebook supplies the data and methods you want to construct and set up Glass functions, it additionally enables you to imagine for Glass through exhibiting you the way the platform works in, and impacts, its environment.

In 3 parts—Discover, layout, and Develop—Glass pioneers consultant you thru the Glass atmosphere and show what this wearable machine skill for clients, builders, and society as an entire. You’ll create wealthy performance for a shopper expertise that’s greatly various than whatever presently available.

  • Learn the 5 Noble Truths of significant Glassware design
  • Understand the Glass surroundings and research why it’s different
  • Sidestep Glass’s societal matters on your projects
  • Learn how Glass adapts to the user’s global, instead of the opposite direction around
  • Avoid bad layout via selecting Glassware antipatterns
  • Build cloud prone with the Google replicate API
  • Use the Glass improvement equipment to enhance customer applications
  • Submit your venture for assessment within the MyGlass directory

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Professional XML

By Bill Evjen

  • As XML earnings recognition, builders want to enforce XML applied sciences of their line-of-business applications
  • This e-book bargains readers real-world perception into XML with the intention to construct the very best applications
  • Offers an in-depth examine XML and discusses XML instruments, providers (RSS, cleaning soap, leisure, WSDL), programming (DOM, SAX, Ajax), and languages (.NET, Java, PHP)

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Perl Cookbook, Second Edition

By Tom Christiansen, Nathan Torkington

Find a Perl programmer, and you will find a replica of Perl Cookbook within reach. Perl Cookbook is a entire selection of difficulties, options, and useful examples for a person programming in Perl. The e-book comprises enormous quantities of conscientiously reviewed Perl "recipes" and hundreds of thousands of examples starting from short one-liners to accomplish applications.The moment version of Perl Cookbook has been totally up to date for Perl 5.8, with large alterations for Unicode aid, I/O layers, mod_perl, and new applied sciences that experience emerged because the prior version of the booklet. Recipes were up-to-date to incorporate the most recent modules. New recipes were additional to each bankruptcy of the booklet, and a few chapters have virtually doubled in size.Covered subject parts include:

  • Manipulating strings, numbers, dates, arrays, and hashes
  • Pattern matching and textual content substitutions
  • References, information constructions, items, and classes
  • Signals and exceptions
  • Screen addressing, menus, and graphical applications
  • Managing different processes
  • Writing safe scripts
  • Client-server programming
  • Internet functions programming with mail, information, ftp, and telnet
  • CGI and mod_perl programming
  • Web programming

Since its first unencumber in 1998, Perl Cookbook has earned its position within the libraries of significant Perl clients of all degrees of workmanship by way of offering sensible solutions, code examples, and mini-tutorials addressing the demanding situations that programmers face. Now the second one variation of this bestselling e-book is able to earn its position one of the ranks of favourite Perl books as well.Whether you are a amateur or veteran Perl programmer, you will find Perl Cookbook, 2d variation to be the most priceless books on Perl to be had. Its cozy dialogue kind and exact awareness to aspect disguise as regards to any subject you would need to know approximately. you will get by way of with no need this ebook on your library, yet as soon as you've gotten attempted many of the recipes, you will not wish to.

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Ansible: Up and Running

By Lorin Hochstein

Among the numerous configuration administration instruments to be had, Ansible has a few special advantages—it’s minimum in nature, you don’t have to set up something in your nodes, and it has a simple studying curve. This useful advisor exhibits you ways to be efficient with this software fast, no matter if you’re a developer deploying code to construction or a procedure administrator trying to find a greater automation solution.

Author Lorin Hochstein exhibits you ways to put in writing playbooks (Ansible’s configuration administration scripts), deal with distant servers, and discover the tool’s actual energy: integrated declarative modules. You’ll realize that Ansible has the performance you would like and the simplicity you desire.

  • Understand how Ansible differs from different configuration administration systems
  • Use the YAML dossier layout to jot down your personal playbooks
  • Learn Ansible’s help for variables and facts
  • Work with an entire instance to install a non-trivial application
  • Use roles to simplify and reuse playbooks
  • Make playbooks run speedier with ssh multiplexing, pipelining, and parallelism
  • Deploy functions to Amazon EC2 and different cloud platforms
  • Use Ansible to create Docker photographs and set up Docker containers

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From Idea to App: Creating iOS UI, animations, and gestures (Voices That Matter)

By Shawn Welch

There is “an app for that,” yet each app starts off as an idea. principles can come from anyone—designers or builders, advertising and marketing managers or CEOs—and this booklet is set bringing these principles to existence.

iOS is a amazing platform, either from a know-how point of view and as a natural enterprise chance. With over 10 billion apps downloaded throughout the iTunes App shop, and over 50 million new iOS units anticipated to send in 2011, no different platform places immense company and person builders on a degree taking part in box like iOS does. remember that, when you've got an idea for an app, now could be the time to make it happen.

Whether you’re a fashion designer or a developer, this booklet may also help you:

  • Create simple consumer interface elements
  • Understand navigation metaphors and practices
  • Design for a number of devices
  • Customize procedure UI elements
  • Incorporate system-provided and customized animations
  • Use contact- and motion-based gestures
  • Create UIViews and UIViewControllers utilizing middle Graphics
  • Avoid rejection through the iTunes App shop


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