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  1. Add connector to ClickHouse

    ClickHouse is an open source column-oriented database management system capable of real time generation of analytical data reports using SQL queries.
    https://clickhouse.yandex/

    9 votes
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    • Alert for Success/Failure of Data Refresh

      Currently, only the owner of a dataset is alerted if there is a failure of a scheduled refresh. If that person is not online, leaves, etc, no one else know of the failure until users complain.

      There should be a way to set a generic notification for failures at the admin level so more can be alerted to check into what the failure is.

      The ask is for an option in the admin portal to send alerts for report and/or data refresh failures to a group or to a specific email.

      11 votes
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      • Updating only new data from the folder

        The folder stores the history of sales. The total amount of data is more than 1GB, and continues to grow. There is no need to constantly update the history, only updating of new data is necessary.

        Sorry for my bad english

        34 votes
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        • Power BI should be able to automatically convert excel formulas into DAX expressions when using excel workbook as a data source.

          Power BI should be able to automatically convert excel formulas into DAX expressions when using excel workbook as a data source. This would really save a lot of time and effort, instead of having to re-create all the formulas in Power BI again.

          6 votes
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          • Connection with Office 365 Forms

            Hello!
            A connector with Office 365 Forms would be useful instead my organization uses the Forms to collect a lot of informations from the custumers. How can it will be possible without needs to export the data for Excel?

            Thanks!

            18 votes
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            • Allow redirecting report to another PowerBI service

              In order to test the implications of modifications on master reports, we would like to redirect copies of the client reports to a modified version of the master report (PowerBi Service). This would also allow setting up TEST and PROD workspaces with the appropriate security level: admins can read/write to prod and test, reports designers can read from prod and read/write to test. And finally, it would allow to redirect client reports to another copy of the master report, should the original be deleted by mistake.

              21 votes
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              • Query Dependencies View improvements

                Currently QDV displays Queries in automated manner, which does not correspond well enough with user ability to read and categories Queries and their dependencies. To be honest, automated layout is a mess on complicated models with a lot of dependencies - it's hard to keep track of dependancies between dim or stage tables and fact tables.

                Add ability to freely move Queries in Query Dependencies View (possibly with grid, and even better, with possibility to name grid rows and columns), so user can arrange them as he/she desire.

                4 votes
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                • PostgreSQL direct query

                  Support of the PostgreSQL database as direct query. At the moment only import is supported.

                  41 votes
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                  • Allow to select custom data range on Excel sheet on import

                    When importing data from non-formatted Excel worksheets (not from tables or defined names) Power Query uses an UsedRange property of worksheet (as described there https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/9d38f271-2cc6-4170-9a48-1e4f45f6f125/missed-column-from-xlsx-worksheet-on-import?forum=powerquery and there http://excel-inside.pro/blog/2017/05/23/excel-sheet-as-a-source-to-power-query-and-power-bi-a-pitfall-of-usedrange/). This behavior cause problems when there are first empty rows and/or columns on the sheet, which may or may not be imported depending on formats. It creates problems when working with a lot of files in folders.

                    As Power Query dont work with formats, there is no reason to rely on UsedRange.

                    Please add an option to
                    -- select top left cell of the cells range to be imported,
                    or
                    --…

                    23 votes
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                    • Support Teradata Query Folding of Date and DateTime Arithmetic

                      For example, #"Added Custom" = Table.AddColumn ( #"Removed Other Columns", "Custom", each Duration.Days ( [ROW_MODIFY_GMT_DTTM] - [ROW_CREATE_GMT_DTTM] )) ... should query fold. In Teradata subtraction of 2 dates produces the days between the 2 dates.

                      15 votes
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                      • write back

                        It would be great to write back functionality in Power BI so that users in PowerBi desktop or PowerBI web service can write back to an SQL server database or to a Sharepoint list. It is very important when planning budgeting, budget follow-up and forecasts

                        5 votes
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                        • Office Graph Inegration

                          Office Graph data could be hugely valuable in analyzing company data. It would also be hugely valuable to visualize Office Graph data with Power BI visualizations.

                          1 vote
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                          • PowerBI connector for Microsoft Bookings

                            Hi

                            It would be great if there where an integration with microsoft bookings, to see how many bookings that had occured the last month/week and see trending.

                            4 votes
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                            • Change Reports associated Dataset in Web

                              Reports are often the same across a series of datasets which contain the same data format from different sources.

                              Using a template report it would be good to be able to change the pointer location of that dataset.

                              If the variables are the same the report should be able to display data correctly when pointed to a different dataset location.

                              2 votes
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                              • Change to a Live connection to the Power BI Service in existing Power BI Desktop file

                                It's great to have the live connection to Power BI Service but it only works on new blank file of Power BI Desktop :(
                                It would be VERY useful for existing Power BI Desktop files! Deleting all existing data sources and then connect to the online dataset (previously published, of course).
                                This way, we can conserve the reports and use the product more efficiently.

                                2 votes
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                                • Google Sheets on Power BI

                                  As of right now it is extremely difficult to transfer data from google sheets to Power BI. I've been looking for tutorials on how to automate the data transfer, and I keep getting recommendations to get an API. It would be much easier if Power BI simply had an option under "Get Data" to connect to google sheets and other google drive resources. Just a thought. Let me know what you think.

                                  7 votes
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                                  • Column ordering

                                    Please provide the ability for me to choose how I want to see the data in Power BI - by ORIGINAL column order or alphabetic. It would be great to have the ability to switch between the two. There might be another sort order that I have not thought of so having a CUSTOM sort would be ideal.
                                    Looking online, this seems to have been an open issue for 2 years. Can you comment on where it is on your priority list?
                                    Thank you!

                                    8 votes
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                                    • Tenant setting for allowing users to download .PBIX

                                      It should be a tenant setting/or dataset setting whether certain users can download a .PBIX of a dataset. Sometimes you want the model designed to stay in one place and not having everyone in the organisation copying it all over.

                                      2 votes
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                                      • Connect to Power BI service dataset in a different workspace

                                        The new feature that enable to connect to datasets published on Power BI is great, but right now you can connect only to datasets published in the same workspace.
                                        The need is to connect to datasets published in different workspaces.
                                        Real world scenario:
                                        - 1 workspace where I publish the dataset
                                        - many app workspaces that connect to the published dataset

                                        This would avoid the need to publish and mantain the same dataset in several app workspaces.

                                        Thank you!
                                        Roberto

                                        12 votes
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                                        • skip/ignore option for failed data source

                                          In case when the data source is of a minor importance in the whole model, it would be helpful if we had the option to set that specific data source as skip/ignore in case of failure and "rollback" to the last succeeded loaded data.
                                          Currently if one data source fails it fails the entire model.
                                          Also add notification/mail for that issue in the service when it happens.

                                          4 votes
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