SQL PLSQL Interview Questions
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How to get the 3rd column(i.e all the data along with the column name)in a table?

Logica CMG,

2 5226

what are pl/sql collections?

Oracle, JPMorgan Chase,

4 22380

can we use out parameter in a function?Give an example.

TCS, Logica CMG,

4 9836




type type_name is table of varchar2(30) index by binary_integer for the above type you have to create a identifier... like identifier_name type_name; for the above type you can use the below methods..like first , last , prior, next , delege..etc...like this.. if you create a cursor...like cursor cursor_name is select * from scott.emp; is there any methods like above to use prior, fist , last , next , trim ,etc...

Satyam,

1 4271

what is the difference between varray and table data type..please expalain with some examples... under what situation you will go for varray..instead of index by table...

HCL, Satyam,

1 1019

declare v_count number(8,3); v_sal scott.emp.sal%type := '&P_sal'; cursor cur_name is select sal from scott.emp where sal between (v_sal-100) and (v_sal +1000); begin v_count :=nvl(sql%rowcount ,0); if v_count = 0 then dbms_output.put_line('no records are fetch in the given sal range'); else dbms_output.put_line('There is/are '||to_char(v_count)|| ' salaries are selected in the given range '); end if; end; in the above programm .....for any sal range ....always it shows the following message.. no records are fetch in the given sal range please find the mistake and share with me...with thansk and regards..sarao....

Satyam,

3 3980

1. is it possible to use the cursor atttibutes (%found ,% rowcount , %isopen , %notfound ) to our user defined cursor names ....... cursor cursor_name is select * from scott.emp if you use... cursor_name%found , %rowcount ,%isopen,%notfound...will it work... -------------------------- 2.what is the difference between the varray and index by table .. -------- 3. type type_name is table of number(8,3) index by binary_integer; identifier_name type_name; first , last , prior , next ,trim are the methods we can use it for the above type...simillary is there any way to apply for cursors... with thanks and regards..sarao...

Satyam,

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suppose I have two table one Emp and other is dpt. Emp table has a field ,dept id,name ,sal and dpt table has a field dept id,dept name. Now I want to find out the emplyee list whose sal is between 2000-3000 from dept x.

IBM, Geometric Software,

7 6379




1.when will you use week refcursor and when will you use strong ref cursor ? 2.what is the use of sql trace..how do you use it ? 3.can you please send all the sql plus commands...like set line 6000....

Satyam,

1 3162

1. how to use the check option constraints in sql query..? 2.how to add data in a complex query ? 3.is it possible to use commit or rollback or savepoint in triggers...if not why please explain with examples...? 4.what is the difference between meterialized view and normal view..how to create materialized view and how to use it..? 5.what is varray...? what is the advantage of the varray ? please expalin with a simpel example..i want to load into a table (student no and name and his marks..) please give example.. 6.what are the bulk bind exceptions...how to use bulk bind and how to use bulk collect..please explain with example... 7.what is for update of and where current of ...? 8 what is the use of nowait ? 9.please give an example for nocopy in a simple plsql query 10.create an index in a table...tellme how to use the index in a where clause to do performance tunning...

Satyam,

3 5147

define primary key & secondary key?

2 14267

Write a query to find second highest salary of an employee.

26 11403

What are the different types of joins and explain them briefly.

3 7486

what is the output of this query selet * from employee where 1=2 ??

11 8992

hello..... i am an comp science engineering graduate planning to do ORACLE certification in PLSQL 9i. just wanted to know whats the possibility getting job is their openings???? is it worth doin that course n certification

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i have 2 table table one 4 columns respective values a1 7,a2 6,a3 8 ,a4 12 & table two 4 colums respective values a1 7,a2 6,a3 8,a4 15.if table one & table two 3 colums same then 4th column values 1)Qes diff >5 then print 5 * diff value 2)Que diff <5 print 5

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- Types of triggers - View - Dcl - Procedures, packages, functions - Metasolve - Can use Dcl in triggers - package case study - Cursor and its types - triggers schedule - Wrap - Why we are using fetch and for in cursor. difference?

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What action do you have to perform before retrieving data from the next result set of a stored procedure ?

1170


How to generate a salary slip like jan 1000 1000 feb 1000 2000 ... dec 1000 12000

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C. Normalize the following data up to the 3rd Normal form. Create the tables and insert the data given. Emp_ID Name Dept_Name Salary Course_Title Date_Completed 100 Adam Marketing 48,000 SPSS 6/19/2008 Surveys 10/7/2008 140 Bob Accounting 52,000 Tax Acc 12/8/2008 110 Cathy IT SQL Server 1/12/2008 C# 4/22/2008 190 Dan Finance 150 Emily Marketing 55,000 SPSS 6/16/2008 42,000 Analysis 8/12/2008 Queries 1. Find all Names who have completed the SPSS Course. 2. Find employee with max salary. 3. Find employee with 2nd max salary. 4. Find all employees in Dept “Marketing”. 5. Find all the employees who have taken more than 2 courses. 6. Find all the employees who have completed the courses before month of September.

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First round ------------------- - Procedure - Packages - Views - Virtual tables - Can we use dcl with in function? - Joins and few scenarios - Triggers and its type - Pragma, type and its functionality - How to create db link in oracle - Materialized view - How to find duplicate values from table? - Cursor and its functionality - Write a script to display friday and its date from a entire year. - Exception Handling Second round ------------------------ Gave a scenario like. Need to write a function to perform. When user try to change a password. It must not be last five password and a given password can be combination of characters, symbols, upper and lower case.

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hello..... i am an comp science engineering graduate planning to do ORACLE certification in PLSQL 9i. just wanted to know whats the possibility getting job is their openings???? is it worth doin that course n certification

622


Hi how to import oracle sequence in Informatica? Please write stored procedure code that will import oracle sequence in Informatica SP transformation as per below scenario Oracle table product list Pro_id, pro_name 101, LED Lights. 102, 20watt CFL Lights. 103, 30 watt CFL lights Now a new flat file with new product list needs to be added to oracle table product list with oracle sequence. flat file product Prono,pro_name, 1, 20 watt tube light 2, 30 watt tube light & target should be like 101, LED Lights. 102, 20watt CFL Lights. 103, 30 watt CFL lights. 104, 20 watt tube light 105, 30 watt tube light thks reg suvarna joshi suvarnaatsuvarna@rediffmail.com

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Hi am new to PLSQL & facing problems in writing code like in SP, Functions, so any one having some SP coding with in depth explanation please share with me my Email ID suvarnaatsuvarna@rediffmail.com Or taking tanning on this please do contact me

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Table1: Col1 col2 1 2 10 3 4 89 5 6 Table:2 Col1 col2 3 2 9 5 4 7 6 87 With the help of table1 and table2 write a query to simulate the fallowing results. Output1: Col1 col2 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 6 Output2: Col1 col2 2 3 10 4 5 89 6 7 1.Write query for single row to multiple row using sql statements. Eg:a,b,c,d,e,f Change to A B C D E F 2. Write query for multiple row to single row using sql statements. Eg2 A B C D E F Change to Eg:a,b,c,d,e,f Table1: Col1 col2 8 5 2 9 4 2 5 1.Write a query to select all the rows from a table1,if the value of A is null then corresponding B’s value should be printed in A’s value.if the value of A is null in that table then corresponding B’s value should be printed as 30. 2. write a query to find the sum of A and B .display the max among both. 3.write a query to find total number of rows from table 1. Note: if any column value is null in a row then that row should be considered as 2 rows. 4.write a query to display all the records of table1 except A containg 2 as well B containg 5. 5.rewrite the fallowing without using join and group by. Select b.title,max(bc.returneddate –bc.checkoutdate)” mostdaysout” From bookshelf_checkout bc, Book shelf B Where bc.title(+)=b.title Group by b.title. 6.rewrite fallowing query Select id_category from category_master X where exists (select 1 from sub_category Y where X.id_category=Y.id_category) Customer: Name phone1 phone2 phone3 bitwise A 23456 67890 12345 --- B 67459 89760 37689 --- Don’t_call Col1 67890 37689 1.q) update the customer table of bitwise with 1 or 0. Exists in don’t_call table menas show -1 Other wise -0. Output. Name bitwise A 010 B 010

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Describe the Index, Types of index, At what situation we have used? Which one s better than others?

729


when MSQL8.0 is in market

651


If i can use sys.check_constraints to display my constraints from my database using sql server 2005, how can i display then if i am using sql server 2000????

2628


What is the criteria while applying index to any column on any table.

967


How do you use collections in procedure to return the resultset?

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