Mantha Consulting has created several tools over the years to solve problems or fill holes in the SharePoint solution framework.  We offer the tools below for free use:

SharePoint Server Information WebPart

Sharepoint Server Information WebPart helps administrators troubleshoot  load balancing and content database issues.  It provides the user with  simple tracing information that helps solve common web front end issues.  Add it to any page to help diagnose problems.

The webpart is available for download here