Learn the motive and how to resolve the ORA-00971 error message in Oracle.
When you come upon an ORA-00971 error, the following error message will appear:
ORA-00971: missing SET keyword
You tried to execute a UPDATE statement, but you neglected the SET keyword.
The option(s) to resolve this Oracle error are:
Re-write your UPDATE declaration to include the SET clause.
For example, if you tried to execute the following UPDATE statement:
UPDATE suppliers supplier_id = 1000;
You would receive the following error message:
You could right this error via along with the SET keyword as follows:
UPDATE suppliers SET supplier_id = 1000;