Friday, February 24, 2012

Introduction to PL/SQL

PL/SQL stands for procedural language extension of Structured Query Language [SQL].
PL/SQL is a programming language that provides accessing data from a relational database-oriented objects and enables grouping of a multitude of commands into a single block of data handling.It enable programmers to codify procedures, functions, and anonymous blocks that combine SQL statements

PL/SQL is a combination of Structured Query Language along with the procedural features of programming languages which was developed by Oracle Corporation in the early 1990’s to enhance the capabilities of SQL.

Oracle introduced PL/SQL to extend some limitations of SQL to provide a more comprehensive solution for building mission-critical applications running on Oracle database.

This was small introduction to PL/SQL which was necesary before the actual tutorial begin.

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