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  1. incremental refresh for Power BI Pro

    Enable Incremental Refresh for Power BI Pro users, not just Premium.

    4,874 votes
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    Thanks for all the feedback on this! We are definitely planning on adding Incremental refresh to Pro. Do know though that it is a fair amount of work, so it may be a bit before we can give you a more firm timeline.

    In the meantime, keep voting so you’re notified when we do have more information to share!

  2. OData.Feed should support entity bound function with same name as property

    Microsoft case 119083024001340 was filed for an issue causing a failure in OData.Feed when reading valid OData metadata. Microsoft Product Group agreed there is an issue but will not fix it unless there is sufficient votes.

    The issue occurs if an OData entity, lets call it MyNamespace.E1, has a property named JobStatus and there is also a bound function also named JobStatus that is bound to MyNamespace.E1. In this case, when OData.Feed reads $metadata from the OData API, it throws an exception:
    [Expression.Error] The field 'JobStatus' already exists in the record.\r\nStackTrace:\n at Microsoft.Mashup.Engine1.Runtime.KeysBuilder.Add(String key).

    Again, just to be clear, Microsoft…

    46 votes
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  3. Power BI direct connector to ADLS2 (Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2) thus Power BI directly connect to ADLS2 for reporting and Firewall slider

    currently Power BI does not have direct connection to ADLS2 and requires Power BI Dataflow to access the ADLS2 data which causing data redundancy and creating extra hop for the same data and can be directly consume form ADLS2. Power BI direct connection with ADLS2 is great addition for Advance Data Analytics and firewall slider Power BI which enable exclusive access Power BI similar to AAS (Azure Analysis Service) .

    184 votes
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  4. Kerberos Unconstrained Delegation

    Currently, only constrained delegation is supported with SQL Server connections. The Kerberos standard has constrained and unconstrained delegation. Please support unconstrained Kerberos delegation. Source: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-bi/service-gateway-sso-kerberos.

    8 votes
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  5. Ease of Use for ADLS Gen 2 Connector

    I've given my client a bit of time to work with the ADLS G2 and Power BI and the feedback I'm getting from several of the users involved all comes down to the same issue. This is concerning the view the user gets of the data lake store when then are working through the 'get data' routine using the new connector for ADLS Gen2 2. They all want to see a hierarchical folder structure presented them as it is in Explorer on their own machines or in the Azure Storage Explorer. The data lake they are working with has a…

    17 votes
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  6. CDS integration in Power BI with Direct Query option

    Hi everyone,
    Currently the "Common Data Service (beta)" connector in Power BI only features "import" queries for data.
    In 2017 there was a release of a "PowerApps Common Data Service" connector, that featured direct queries:
    https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/cdsconnectortopowerbi/
    "Reports reflect real time data
    There’s no need to schedule a refresh in Power BI. When the data is updated in CDS, changes are reflected in reports. Reports are interactive and responsive. You can interactively explore CDS data using the capabilities of Power BI."
    Will this feature come again?
    Direct query would be especially helpful in combination with passign through the current user, so…

    96 votes
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  7. Stop Dataset refresh

    Please provide option to stop refreshing dataset after refreshing manually...

    If there are any performance issues in database this would lock down the table...

    I even observed that reports doesnt get published until the refresh is done...

    346 votes
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  8. Expose calculated members on user hierarchies when live connected to SSAS Multidimensional

    Currently, when we create calculated members in SSAS Multidimensional and put them on a user hierarchy (parent-child) they don't show on Power BI.

    These calculated hierarchy elements are very useful in many scenarios, it would be great for PowerBI to be able to show them.

    10 votes
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  9. Extend Shared Dataset / Data Model

    Shared datasets is a very powerful tool that we are beginning to use in our organization. We want our users to leverage a shared dataset as much as possible when building their reports. However, if the user wants to add an entity or two to the data model, they can only do that by requesting it to be added to the base model.

    I propose a feature where a user could "extend" an existing data model from a shared dataset that would only impact their version, or view of the model, leaving the original model intact and unchanged.

    18 votes
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  10. Microsoft Teams as Data Source

    I want to connect Microsoft Teams as Data Source by Power BI.

    Scenario:
    - Create a report from the topic of the channel of Team.
    like Word Crowd of the channel.
    - Create a report from the usage of Microsoft Teams.
    like the topic count each channel, member count, total duration.
    - Create a report of usage of Microsoft Teams relate with other systems.
    like a report with Microsoft Teams and Customer Services.

    249 votes
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  11. Getting data from SharePoint list is very slow

    I have found that retrieving info from SharePoint Online (O365) with PowerQuery is incredibly slow, specially if you expand any person column like Author/Editor of an entry. Is there any way to speed this up?

    7 votes
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  12. Add support for Role in Snowflake Connector

    Currently, the Snowflake user's default role is used for the connection. Need the ability to specify a Snowflake role if a user is assigned to more than one role. Role is already an optional parameter in the ODBC connector that is required to be installed. Using the ODBC connector instead will not work as DirectQuery is needed from the Snowflake Connector.

    56 votes
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  13. Make it possible to view the model of a Power BI dataset

    After publishing a dataset to the Power BI service, and connecting to that dataset from PBI desktop for a new report etc, it is not possible to view the Model of that dataset. The "Data" and "Model" windows (left hand menu) disappear completely. It would be great if users building reports off of a Power BI dataset data source could be able to at least view the model of the dataset, so that they can understand the relationships between the tables in the model etc.

    9 votes
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  14. Need the ability to change CDS connection string using the datasource settings pane.

    Right now, the only way to change CDS connection string (say from Dev to Prod) is to change the Advanced Query for each and every entity. It is really frustrating to having to change the connection it when there are large number of entities. Need easier way to update the connection in one place just like SQL server and other sources, from the Data Source Settings pane.

    6 votes
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  15. Add gsheets as a datasource

    Hi,

    I would like to use *.gsheet files as datasources.
    Right now I need to convert my gsheet file to a xmls file, upload it again to gdrive and then refer to them using Drive File Stream in order to use it from any pc from the office.

    If I could read the sheet directly I would not need to perform all the steps and it would be automatic.

    Thanks,
    Nora.

    3 votes
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  16. Teradata Connector: New (Improved) Connector To Eliminate Duplicate Query to Teradata when Refreshing Native Database SQL Code Based Query

    When executing queries with Native Database Queries (with User written / supplied SQL code), Power BI will EXECUTE the same, full length, SQL-based query TWICE against Teradata. This puts extra burden on the Teradata system's resources (CPU, Memory, I/O, etc.) and utilization. When large volume of Power BI reports are deployed and have regularly scheduled refreshes against Teradata, the overhead of performing duplicate queries would cause the company to have to upgrade the Teradata system sooner than if the SQL-based queries were to execute more efficiently.

    The request is for a new (improved) Teradata Connector to be developed to address…

    78 votes
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  17. There should be a way for user to choose None as Retention Policy

    When i create a dataset from Stream Analytics there is no option to choose None for Retention Policy. So the dataset is created default with BasicFifo with only 200 000 rows. This is to few for us. There should be a way to either when creating the dataset to be able to choose none. Or a way to change it afterwards.

    4 votes
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  18. Option to restrict mode of connection

    For certain data sources, it would be good to restrict the mode of connection (Import/Direct/Live). This is to enforce governance on managed data sources.

    16 votes
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  19. Paylocity connector

    Please add connector to Paylocity.
    https://www.paylocity.com/

    4 votes
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  20. A new connector in PowerBI to get data from Azure Data Factory

    A new connector in PowerBI to get data from Azure Data Factory into PowerBI.

    5 votes
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