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  1. 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…

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    • Support the conversion of a data source from import to DirectQuery

      Currently it seems that the only way to change a data source from import to DirectQuery in a PowerBI desktop file is using the method found at https://sqldusty.com/2018/01/30/converting-a-power-bi-desktop-file-from-import-to-live-query/ . It would be helpful if there was some supported way of doing this.

      52 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

        12 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.

          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

            13 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.

              7 votes
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              • SAP BW Message/Group server connectivity to get advantage of load balancer

                Power BI allows us top connect to SAP BW system by providing details of server name, instance & client. But it does not have a mechanism to connect with SAP BW message server or group server (with dynamic selection of application server along with instance). Due to this limitation we are only able to connect with a specific application server. As a result it can create huge load in specific server and crash the same. But otherwise if we could connect to message/group server the Load Balancer would have equally distribute the load.

                So can you implement the same for…

                39 votes
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                • Enable Invoke Custom Function in DirectQuery mode

                  We have many complex business rules in SQL Server functions. We can call these from Power BI but cannot do so using DirectQuery. Forces change to Import. Please enable this functionality in DirectQuery. Thanks

                  4 votes
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                  • direct query

                    Ability to run stored procedure using direct query

                    5 votes
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                    • SSL option on Impala Connector

                      We cannot use the native Impala connector in our enterprise because our Hadoop environment requires SSL to connect, and there is no option for that in the Native connector. This forces us to use ODBC, which is cumbersome for business users.

                      Adding a checkbox to enable SSL in the native Impala connector would let us use it

                      3 votes
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                      • Ajouter une fonctionnalité qui permettrait d'avoir la date de dernière actualisation des données d'une source

                        Serait il possible d'ajouter une fonctionnalité qui permettrait d'avoir la date de dernière actualisation des données d'une source s'il vous plait ?

                        4 votes
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                        • Remove the limitation of the Gateway data amount

                          We are concerned that the data update will be hindered because of there is a data limitation of "8 MB" in the case of updating of Log Analytics using Power BI Service now.

                          <Reference>
                          -Title: Query from Power BI to AI suddenly fails with (502): Bad Gateway
                          -URL: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/41869170/query-from-powerbi-to-ai-suddenly-fails-with-502-bad-gateway/41878025

                          Please consider removing this restriction of the amount of data to operate the service smoothly.

                          Thank you for your continued support.

                          2 votes
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                          • SQL Server FailOver Support Application Intent = Read Only

                            Failover support has been added for AOHA SQL Server. Which is great. However, there is no option to set the Application Intent to Read Only. This routes the Connection String to the primary, placing the reporting load on primary, and leaving secondary unloaded.

                            Can we have the ability to set the Application Intent to balance the server load?

                            Thanks

                            6 votes
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                            • Analyze in Power BI

                              Would welcome an Analyze in Power BI feature, similar to Analyze in Excel but in Power BI. I'd would want to create a new PowerBI report based on an existing one. With Apps or Reports Shared With Me this isn't an option (it is in Excel)

                              2 votes
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                              • Data source change

                                Change data source from local excel file to an excel file on a SharePoint

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                                • Improve Sharing Options for Power BI Service Connection

                                  One of the many features in Power BI is the ability to connect to Power BI Service from the desktop client and access a pre-built dataset published to a workspace.

                                  I believe this feature will be absolute fantastic by introducing some small improvements:

                                  1. Allow read-only members to the workpace to be able to connect to the datasets from Power BI Desktop.
                                  This will ensure that the connection can be shared with large audience without the fear of someone accidentally changing the dataset or reports within the workspace.

                                  2. Allow members connecting to a dataset in a workspace using Power…

                                  3 votes
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                                  • change data source

                                    Do the right things to enable changing a data source in a PBIX. Allow ease of renaming fields that are slightly different, etc. etc. --- Tableau got this right many versions ago. Let's make Power BI way more fluid to change from imported to Direct, and change tables, etc without having to poke around in query code.

                                    5 votes
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                                    • ODATA

                                      Support the full suite of DateTime filters such that they all form 'filtered' ODATA queries. Right now some filters create a filtered ODATA quer, for example, using the 'After' query will result in a ODATA filtered url: ?$filter=StartTime gt 201802012T00:00:00-06:00 whereas using the "In the Previous" filter results in a completely unfiltered ODATA query and Power BI apparently filters through the results on the client side.

                                      For a ODATA feed that may contain years worth of data this simply won't work.

                                      4 votes
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                                      • Change Currency Symbol Dynamically

                                        Hello,
                                        In this global world many businesses conduct their operations in different currencies. When they store the transaction they generally store the data as the transaction value in one field then the type of currency in a different field. PowerBI needs the ability to recognize different currencies in the data model so that things like Sum and Average do not conduct those functions across different currencies (it makes no sense to sum a USD transaction with a GBP or EUR transaction).

                                        Please create the ability in the data model to indicate that a field is a transaction amount and that…

                                        8 votes
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                                        • PowerBI Report Server Connect to Impala and Kylin

                                          Is using on-premise deployed report server, need connect to Impala and Kylin direnctly

                                          3 votes
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