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Scheduling Fabric Capacity Pause/Resume with Azure Logic Apps

Soheil Bakhshi doesn’t want to forget to turn off the power at night:

In the previous blog post, I explained Microsoft Fabric capacities, shedding light on diverse capacity options and how they influence data projects. We delved into Capacity Units (CUs), pricing nuances, and practical cost control methods, including manually scaling and pausing Fabric capacity. Now, we’re taking the next step in our Microsoft Fabric journey by exploring the possibility of automating the pause and resume process. In this blog post, we’ll unlock the secrets to seamlessly managing your Fabric Capacity with automation that helps us save time and resources while optimising the usage of data and analytics workloads.

Right off the bat, this is a rather long blog, so I added a bonus section at the end for those who are reading from the beginning to the end. With that, let’s dive in!

To spoil the bonus a little bit, Soheil shows us not only how to turn things on and off on a schedule, but also how to ignore certain days of the week. Read the whole thing to get that.