OCA Oracle Database SQL Certified Expert Exam Guide (Exam 1Z0-047) (Oracle Press)
by Steve O'Hearn (Goodreads Author)
OCA Oracle Database SQL Certified Expert Exam Guide: Exam 1Z0-047 A fully integrated study system for Oracle Certification exam 1Z0-047, exclusively from Oracle Press Full description
Paperback, 796 pages
Published January 1st 2010 by McGraw-Hill Osborne
(first published March 31st 2009)
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This book was highly recommended to me by a friend who has been working in the software business for about 20 years. The book is not intended to teach you everything about SQL, it is intended to prepare you for the exam. However, it teaches a great deal, I learned a lot and filled in many gaps in my technical knowledge I did not even know I had. For example, I never used regular expressions before, I had heard of them but assumed they were something else. I never used MERGE before. The section t...more
This book is terrible. This book is poorly written, confusing, and perhaps worst of all entirely ambiguous at times. A certification exam guide needs to be filled with concrete statements "This won't be on the exam...", "This may be on the exam...", "The exact syntax is as follows...", etc.... This book is entirely wishy washy. I would say don't buy it, but unfortunately what other book covers the material? Oh well.