New Rational Press Book is First to Detail Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Reporting Services

- Microsoft Manager Assures Technical Accuracy -

Jan 28, 2004, 00:00 ET from Mann Publishing Group

    GREENLAND, N.H., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Rational Press, an imprint of
 Mann Publishing Group in Greenland, NH, has announced the release of a new
 resource for users of Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Reporting Services.  The 160-
 page resource guide, The Rational Guide To: SQL Server Reporting Services, is
 the first book published on the new Microsoft reporting platform.
     Author Anthony T. Mann, a veteran computer book writer whose nine prior
 works include the notable John Wiley & Sons publications .NET Web Services for
 Dummies (2003), Microsoft SQL Server 2000 for Dummies (2001), and Microsoft
 SQL Server 7 for Dummies (1998), indicates that the new publication is a
 highly flexible resource for users.  "The book is geared towards beginner and
 intermediate audiences, but is written for anyone new to Microsoft SQL Server
 Reporting Services," said Mann.  "It covers the basics of all major areas of
 SQL Server Reporting Services, including architecture, designing reports, user
 interactivity, report security, deployment, and integration with other
 Microsoft technologies."
     Mann has worked closely for many years with members of the product teams
 at Microsoft Corp., where professionals are praising the new book.  Jason
 Carlson, Product Unit Manager for SQL Server Reporting Services at Microsoft,
 has assured its technical accuracy, and the Group Program Manager for SQL
 Server Reporting Services at Microsoft, Brian Welcker, termed the book "a
 great resource for getting up to speed with SQL Server Reporting Services."
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     The Rational Guide To: SQL Server Reporting Services
     by Anthony T. Mann
     ISBN 0972688897
     Paperback (6x9 inches)
     160 pages
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