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October 22

13:00 UTC   Start Times Around the World


New SQL Features Coming in 20c
20c is coming! And with it a host of cool new SQL features.

This session reviews the latest advancements for Oracle SQL planned for 20c, including:

- SQL Macros
- New extensions to window clause
- Enhanced set operations

Highlights include:

06:20 - Introducing SQL macros
09:20 - How to write a scalar SQL macro
22:20 - Using table macros to create parameterized views
33:00 - Using table macros to create polymorphic views
40:30 - New WINDOW clause for SQL
47:20 - New groups frame for window clauses
51:45 - Frame exclusion clause for window functions
55:20 - New set operators: INTERSECT ALL & MINUS ALL

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Chris Saxon
Chris Saxon, Oracle Developer Advocate for SQL    
Chris Saxon is an Oracle Developer Advocate and quizmaster on Dev Gym. His job is to help you get the best out of the Oracle Database and have fun with SQL! He's also part of the answer team on Ask TOM and creates YouTube videos at The Magic of SQL channel.
Keith Laker
Keith Laker, Senior Principal Product Manager    
I have been working with Oracle data warehouse technology for over 20 years working on a wide variety of data warehouse projects both as a consultant and an onsite support engineer. I am now part of the Data Warehouse Product Management Team where I am responsible for analytical SQL. I am based in the UK at our Manchester office. A key part of my role is to work with our sales teams to brief our customers on data warehousing and analytical SQL: explaining the wide variety of new and exciting opportunities that our DW and analytical solutions can support. I regularly deliver sales training for data warehousing and analytical SQL across all our sales regions and provide competitive intelligence support across all the major data warehouse vendors.