Getting Started with SQL for Oracle NoSQL Database

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Table of Contents

Conventions Used in This Book
1. Introduction to SQL for Oracle NoSQL Database
I. Introductory Examples
2. Simple Select-From-Where Queries
SQLBasicExamples Script
Running the SQL Shell
Selecting columns
Renaming columns
Computing new columns
Identifying tables and their columns
Filtering results
Ordering Results
Limiting and Offsetting Results
Using External Variables
3. Working with complex data
SQLAdvancedExamples Script
Working with Timestamps
Working With Arrays
Working with Records
Using ORDER BY to Sort Results
Working With Maps
Using the size() Function
4. Working with JSON
SQLJSONExamples Script
Basic Queries
Using Exists with JSON
Seeking NULLS in Arrays
Examining Data Types JSON Columns
Using Map Steps with JSON Data
Casting Datatypes
Using Searched Case
5. Working With Indexes
Basic Indexing
Using Index Hints
Complex Indexes
Multi-Key Indexes
Indexing JSON Data
6. Modifying Table Rows using Update Statements
Example Data
Changing Field Values
Modifying Array Values
Adding Elements to an Array
Changing an Existing Element in an Array
Removing Elements from Arrays
Modifying Map Values
Removing Elements from a Map
Adding Elements to a Map
Updating Existing Map Elements
Managing Time to Live Values
Avoiding the Read-Modify-Write Cycle
II. Language Definition
7. The SQL for Oracle NoSQL Database Data Model
Example Data
Data Types and Values
Wildcard Types and JSON Data
Timestamp Functions
Type Hierarchy
Subtype-Substitution Rule Exceptions
SQL for Oracle NoSQL Database Sequences
Sequence Concatenation Function
8. SQL for Oracle NoSQL Database Queries
Select-From-Where (SFW) Expressions
FROM Clause
WHERE Clause
LIMIT Clause
9. Expressions
Path Expressions
Field Step Expressions
Map Filter Step Expressions
Array Filter Step Expressions
Array Slice Step Expressions
Constant Expressions
Column Reference Expression
Variable Reference Expression
Searched Case Expressions
Cast Expressions
10. Operators
Logical Operators
Value Comparison Operators
Sequence Comparison Operators
IS NULL Operator
Exists Operator
Is-Of-Type Operator
11. Constructors
Array Constructors
Map Constructors
12. Built-in Functions
Time to Live Functions
Time Functions
13. SQL Update Statements.
Update Statement Syntax
Update Clauses
SET Clause
ADD Clause
PUT Clause
SET TTL Clause
A. Introduction to the SQL for Oracle NoSQL Database Shell
Running the shell
Configuring the shell
Shell Utility Commands
show faults
show query
show tables
show users
show roles