The 1Z0-007 test focuses on your ability to use SQL statements to interact with Oracle databases. This test requires you to have a very good command over SQL. For this purpose, along with studying books and taking various practice tests, you should also practice with Oracle. While practicing with Oracle, you can learn a lot of things that are of great importance from the test point of view. Practicing the following things with Oracle will make you confident of scoring well in the test:

  1. Install Oracle and create a database.
  2. Create tables, views, synonyms, indexes, and sequences.
  3. Insert, update, delete, and query data using SQL statements.
  4. Sort rows in ascending and descending orders by using the ORDER BY clause.
  5. Restrict the display of rows using the WHERE clause.
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Oracle has specified more than forty objectives for 1Z0-007 (Introduction to Oracle9i: SQL) test, which are covered under thirteen topics. Following are some important areas over which one should have good command before taking the test:

  1. Executing a basic SELECT statement.
  2. Limiting the rows retrieved by a query.
  3. Using character, number, and date functions in SELECT statements.
  4. Writing SELECT statements to access data from more than one table by using equality and nonequality joins.
  5. Viewing data that generally does not meet a join condition by using outer joins.
  6. Using group functions.
  7. To get a glimpse of the 1Z0-007 PrepKit, you can download its free demo version (which contains 15 free practice questions) from:

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