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Oracle® 9i SQL Exam Cram™ 2 (Exam 1Z0-007) by Gavin Powell

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Chapter 11. Tables, Datatypes, and Constraints (DDL)

Terms You Need to Understand

  • ✓ Table

  • ✓ Datatype

  • ✓ Constraint

  • ✓ Index

  • ✓ View

  • ✓ Index Organized Table (IOT)

  • ✓ Cluster

  • ✓ Materialized view

  • ✓ Sequence

  • ✓ Synonym

  • ✓ Partition

  • DEFAULT

  • VARRAY

  • ✓ Nested table

  • ✓ Inline constraint

  • ✓ Out-of-line constraint

  • NOT NULL constraint

  • ✓ Check constraint

  • ✓ Primary key constraint

  • ✓ Foreign key

  • ENABLE or DISABLE

  • VALIDATE and NOVALIDATE

Concepts You Need to Master

  • ✓ Oracle built-in datatypes

  • ✓ User-defined datatypes

  • ✓ Constraint states

  • ✓ Creating tables

  • ✓ Altering tables

  • ✓ Dropping, truncating, and renaming tables

  • ✓ Tables, columns, datatypes, and constraints and how they relate to each other

This chapter examines the details of table creation and maintenance plus use of column datatypes ...

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