There is a new tool out to deal with the variety of ULS logs that get generated and are hardly accesible.
As part of the Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Administration Toolkit v2.0, the SharePoint Diagnostic Studio is delivering the following information into a single graphical user interface:
Fig. 1: SharePoint 2010 Diagnostic Studio UI. Source: http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/blog/Pages/BlogPost.aspx?pID=971
Hence, it is allowing to assess performance issues in a single graphical representation, showing possible problems at a glance.
Moreover, it features integrated search capabilities, snapshots and a context sensitive help.
Not bad for a 1.9M download!
If you are interested in further details, you might also want to have a look at the following links:
Blog post from SharePoint Team Blog: http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/blog/Pages/BlogPost.aspx?pID=971
SharePoint 2010 Administration Toolkit v2.0 DL: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=718447d8-0814-427a-81c3-c9c3d84c456e&displaylang=en
Enjoy and till next time,