Create an eventhouse

An eventhouse allows you to manage multiple databases at once, sharing capacity and resources to optimize performance and cost. It provides unified monitoring and management across all databases and per database. For more information, see Eventhouse overview.

In this article, you learn how to create an eventhouse, add new databases to an eventhouse, rename, and delete an eventhouse.


Create an eventhouse

  1. Browse to your workspace homepage in Real-Time Intelligence.

  2. Select New > Eventhouse.

    Screenshot of creating a new eventhouse item in Real-Time Intelligence. :::

  3. Enter a name for the eventhouse. Both an eventhouse and its default child KQL database are created with the same name. The database name, like all items in Fabric, can be renamed at any time.


    The eventhouse name can contain alphanumeric characters, underscores, periods, and hyphens. Special characters aren't supported.

  4. The system overview opens in the main view area of the newly created eventhouse.

    Screenshot of system overview in the main view area.

Add a new database to an eventhouse

  1. From the explorer, select the New database [+].

    Screenshot showing the selector to add a new database.

  2. Enter a database name, and select Create.

    Screenshot showing the pop-up box to name your new database.

  3. The Database details page for your new database opens in the main view area.

    Screenshot of the database details page for your new database.

To learn more about creating KQL databases, see Create a KQL database.

Rename an eventhouse

  1. Browse to the eventhouse item in your workspace.

  2. Click on the name of the eventhouse in the top left corner.

  3. Enter a new name for the eventhouse.

    Screenshot of renaming an eventhouse.

Delete an eventhouse

When you delete an eventhouse, both the eventhouse and all its child KQL databases are deleted forever.

  1. Browse to the eventhouse item in your workspace.

  2. Select More menu [...] > Delete.

    Screenshot of deleting an eventhouse.