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  1. incremental refresh for Power BI Pro

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

    140 votes
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    • Allow direct access to the subfolder of the OndeDrive for Business or Personal OneDrive.

      Through the ability to connect to a Sharepoint Folder, we can connect Power BI to the OneDrive for Business root folder. This is excellent and very important, but insufficient. Most projects require that files be organized in subfolders, to which direct access is not allowed. There are ways to do this, but they are not efficient. I suggest that the solution be enhanced to allow direct access to the subfolders located in the root folder of OneDrive For Business or even Personal OneDrive, just as you can with folders and their subfolders located in Drive C on the desktop or…

      154 votes
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      • PowerBI connector for Microsoft Graph

        Add PowerBI connector for Microsoft Graph with oAuth authentication or another direct connector to Azure AD.

        Details are described at the discussion https://community.powerbi.com/t5/Issues/Error-getting-OData-from-Microsoft-Graph-Access-to-the-resource/idi-p/430087

        8 votes
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        • Improve SAP BW connector performance and BW memory comsumption

          This idea is really about solving a performance issue with Power
          BI‘s memory consumption when getting data from SAP BW.

          Basically there are 2 issues but they are closely related, so I mention both in this idea.


          1.When connecting to SAP BW, performance is extremely slow and Power BI uses too much SAP memory.

          2.When accessing large SAP BW datasets, Power BI continues to use memory , until it consumes all available extended memory, and so impacts other users.

          Here is an example of the Power BI memory consumption issue, compared to another SAP tool.

          My test case is:
          •I…

          6 votes
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          • Fully featured webservice connector for SOAP and REST

            As a BI consultant for small to medium enterprises I am running into webservice sources more and more.

            The current web connector in Power BI does not provide for many features to help you in extracting data from webservices.

            Many times we need to use pagination or repeat requests to the service with variable parameters. There is no support for this without scripting.

            In the Netherlands I run into SOAP webservices a lot still. I am a dedicated Power BI consultant but my Qlik colleagues certainly have an edge with webservice extraction.

            We need to change that! Please give us…

            9 votes
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            • Connector for Azure Blob to include Azure AD

              Include the ability to use Azure AD for authentication when using the Azure Blob connector in Power BI.

              Azure AD in Azure Blob Storage is in Public Preview at this point and it would be ideal to have Azure AD as an option in the connector for Power BI when it goes GA.

              4 votes
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              • Only allow the owner of a dataset to overwrite it

                Currently any member of a workspace can overwrite the existing dataset by publishing their version to that workspace. It would be beneficial if only workspace Admins and/or the Dataset Owner could overwrite an existing dataset as the current option allows for the dataset to be manipulated by members which would then impact all reports within that workspace as well as and published apps. As an organisation we want to be able to trust that a dataset built by our BI team will not be altered unless approved/agreed with the dataset owner as to do so could cause conflicting data results.

                3 votes
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                • hana

                  Hi, we are connecting Power BI to HANA using native connexion. One important thing is to filter data with input parameter or variables (in HANA view not power BI). But unfortunately it seems that only one value or a range is supported for filtering, even if we configured the HANA side for multiple entries/ranges. This reduces a lot the ability to extract data for the users. Please enhance this.

                  3 votes
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                  • Allow streaming data visuals from Apache Kafka

                    Would love to visualize streaming data from Apache Kafka topic(s) instead of having to use Event Hub.

                    23 votes
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                    • Add SSAS Tabular Translations using Live Connection in Power BI Service

                      We need the Powerbi Service to handle translations from a SSAS Tabular using Live Connection. the functionality is already in SSAS, however it doesn't work when the tabular model is published to the Power BI service using live connection.

                      It has been working, (although not supported)

                      6 votes
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                      • Get Data from Amazon Marketplace Web Services (MWS)

                        There are thousands of Amazon Marketplace sellers. Amazon provides lots of data to help these sellers understand their sales and sell more. They have an API service - Amazon Marketplace Web Services (MWS) - through which developers and users can communicate with all this data.

                        It would be very nice and helpful to have an option to Get Data from MWS by providing MWS authentication. The next step should be setting up the specific reports that the user would like to request.

                        My post on the community blog on this topic has hundreds of views: https://community.powerbi.com/t5/Integrations-with-Files-and/Connect-to-MWS-Amazon-Seller-Central-API/td-p/201417

                        21 votes
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                        • Allow CTRL + F in the Advanced Editor

                          When modifying queries, it would be nice to have the CTRL + F shortcut available so we would not have to copy everything in NotePad and re-copy in the advanced editor.

                          4 votes
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                          • Direct Query conenction with Hive

                            In the latest version of Power BI, Direct Query connection with Hive is not possible. We can use ODBC for Hive and only import connection is availble with ODBC.
                            So, it will be great if we get Direct Query(Live) connection for Hive.

                            8 votes
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                            • GraphAPI Data Connector

                              It would be great to have a GraphAPI Data Connctor in the Power BI Get Data.

                              This would allow all organizations who leverage data to use forA Active Directory Users, Groups, mail, calendar, contacts, documents, directory, devices, and more.

                              10 votes
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                              • Add approximate or actual data source table row count to Get Data preview

                                It would be great to understand how big the table you're previewing is, especially when it isn't always obvious which of similar tables is bigger. It would be great if it said "Approx. 20k rows" or "20,312 rows" at the bottom of the preview of a table that's truncated due to size limits.

                                2 votes
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                                • SharePoint List - version history of notes

                                  When connecting to SPO (SharePoint Online) there is no way to view the version history of the notes field. When SPO list is configured to show append history in the notes, (like the note history shown here https://chuvash.eu/2012/04/02/add-comments-column-to-your-sharepoint-list/) there is no way to query that note history out. It only shows the most recent Note entry. Please improve the connector so we can pull history fields, thanks!

                                  5 votes
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                                  • Support Kerberos authentication for Hive, Hive LLAP and Spark

                                    Our Hadoop environment (Hortonworks – non-HD Insight) is completely kerberized. Please add Kerberos authentication support to use Hive, Hive LLAP and Spark with Power BI for both direct queries and imported queries

                                    15 votes
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                                    • Microsoft Planner datasource

                                      I want to use Microsoft Planner as Data of Power BI.
                                      for publish to web our project status of Planner to Web.

                                      Currently, Power BI Service can publish to Web.
                                      But, Power BI Service cannot connect to Microsoft Planner as Data.

                                      5 votes
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                                      • Need to show field label name of dynamics crm in power bi

                                        Hello. Team,

                                        We are a Dynamics 365 Partner in Korea and many of our customers are about to integrate Dynamics 365 with Power BI.
                                        But the serious pain point is that Power BI shows only field name of Dynamics 365 tables(entities) not field label name, so it's really difficult to create visuals with those unique field name which are in English only, while field label names are set in Local language.

                                        Only developers who customize the fields of Dynamics 365 are able to understand what the field means by its name.

                                        Is it possible to get field label name instead…

                                        2 votes
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                                        • Ability to rename Google Analytics Apps

                                          Google Analytics can be added to Power BI as an "App" from AppSource. This works well, however, one issue I've encountered (having multiple GA properties) is that I've ended up with 3 "Apps" (no way to merge them), all called "Google Analytics" - It's often difficult to know which one relates to which website and it's even worse if using email reports as they report simply comes out with the subject "Subscription for Google Analytics" - this often means having to look at the URL's in the report to work out what it is for.

                                          Can I suggest adding an…

                                          2 votes
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