SharePoint Diagnostic Studio

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Bill Baer recently announced the SharePoint Diagnostic Studio at SharePoint Saturday in Redmond.

SharePoint Diagnostic Studio will be  part of the SharePoint administration tool kit release in about a month.

The tool allows correlating and aggregating all the information about a SharePoint Farm and presenting it in a consistent user interface that can be used to identify problems.

Collects and aggregates:

  • ULS logs
  • Usage database
  • Event viewer information
  • Topology
  • Performance counters
  • From all the servers in the farm

With the SharePoint Diagnostic Studio you will be able to see multiple reports.

  • Up time report
  • Performance reports
  • Usage reports
  • Latency report per server
  • Dead locks reports

It also includes a custom search tool that allows to search for a correlation ID, for http at certain point in time, etc.

For more information you can view the video from youtube:


Contest for best Windows Phone 7 app

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Microsoft Canada is running a contest for the best Windows Phone 7 application.  The prize $10 000.00.  You can get more information and register here: