It seems that monitoring your SharePoint 2010 environment gets a little easier with the upcoming SharePoint Diagnostic Studio. This tool can also help developers and IT pro’s to troubleshoot SharePoint farms.
The SharePoint Diagnostic Studio will be part of the upcoming release of the SharePoint Admin Toolkit next month. It could check for several statistics within the SharePoint farm including: latency checks, capacity planning and trends. Several reports will be included like basic reports, performance reports, availability reports and usage reports. There is also an integrated search and snapshot + export abilities.
Take a look at the interview with Bill Bear on YouTube: