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August 04, 2020

14:00 UTC   Start Times Around the World

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A Preview of Oracle Database 20c PL/SQL Enhancements
Chris Saxon will take you on a tour of some of the most interesting new features added in Oracle Database 20c, which is currently available as a Preview Release on the Oracle Cloud.

Highlights of this session include:

05:15 - Extended Iterators - more powerful looping constructs
06:00 - Demo of extended iterators
21:50 - Extended iterators recap
24:00 - Aggregate qualified expressions (array type constructors)
25:10 - Demo of aggregate qualified expressions
40:00 - Aggregate qualified expressions recap
45:45 - SQL macros
47:00 - SQL macro performance comparison to other
53:21 - Pragma suppress_warning_6009

Your Experts

    Chris Saxon

    Chris Saxon   

    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.
    Steven Feuerstein

    Steven Feuerstein   

    Steven Feuerstein is a Senior Advisor at Insum Solutions (, and is obsessed with the Oracle PL/SQL language, having written ten books on it (all published by O'Reilly Media). You will find an abundance of quizzes from Steven at the Dev Gym. Enjoy!