Microsoft is continuously releasing something new in database related space and it is hard to keep it up what is new coming up. Every Sunday I will post all the new updates in the database and its related world. I will post here what is new every week and this post help us as a ready reference.
This Monitoring Pack for Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data Warehouse (PDW) Appliance provides capabilities to discover, monitor, and manage your SQL Server PDW appliances. The management pack simplifies the monitoring process for PDW.
In addition to health monitoring capabilities, this monitoring pack includes a custom diagram view to visualize appliance health. The custom view has detailed knowledge about the health states for the hardware and software components. The custom view enables near real-time diagnosis and resolution of detected issues.
Note: Description is taken from Microsoft page.
Reference: Pinal Dave (http://blog.SQLAuthority.com)