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  1. incremental refresh for Power BI Pro

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

    1,509 votes
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      45 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 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…

      52 votes
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      • Python on Scheduled Refresh

        On PowerBi Desktop we can get data using Python Scripts, but after published we can't schedule a refresh data for this connection. The PowerBI returns:
        "Query contains unknown funtion name: Python.Execute."
        It would be better if all features on desktop would work on web too.

        77 votes
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          7 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • 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

          101 votes
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            5 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • 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.

            51 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…

              195 votes
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              • Allow the use of ORDER BY when querying a SQL Server View in DirectQuery

                When using PowerBI in DirectQuery, you cannot query a SQL Server View with an ORDER BY without receiving the SQL Server error message

                "The ORDER BY clause is invalid in views, inline functions, derived tables, subqueries, and common table expressions, unless TOP, OFFSET or FOR XML is also specified."

                While I understand we cannot include an ORDER BY in the SQL Server View Definition, we should still be able to issue an ORDER BY against a pre-defined View (or utilize the Query Editor for Direct Query for sorting, etc.)

                10 votes
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                • 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...

                  22 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)

                    36 votes
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                      7 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • composite models when connected to Power BI dataset

                      Similar to another request that is posted, but this is specifically talking about composite models using a Power BI dataset

                      As a large enterprise we are trying to make live easier for our end users by building a set of enterprise models with pre-approved content. However we also have a number of business users who like to expand upon that with typically excel data sources.

                      There are a few main requirements:
                      - We want to have the central datasets in a central workspace and business users should be able to re-use them (this is coming)
                      - Row level security needs…

                      11 votes
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                      • power bi datasets

                        Power BI datasets

                        Now it is only possible to connect from Power bI Desktop to Power to 1 BI dataset. If you have on Power Bi Servics more datasets, like for different sources hr, finance, sales, operations it would be nice to have teh possibility to connect to more than 1 Power BI dataset in 1 Power BI Desktop Dashboard/Reports file and publish this to Power BI Services. You can see Power BI dataset as a datamart and it would be nice to integrate all in 1 dashboard. What is your opinion ?

                        19 votes
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                        • Allow gateway to connect to multiple schema

                          Create multiple data sources for the same database but using multiple credentials. Allow access to different schemas from same gateway.

                          14 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…

                            23 votes
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                            • share dataset across different workspaces

                              There should be a way to share datasets across the different workspaces. This may be loaded to a global environment and related to capacity, it would use the capacity based on which workspace accesses it.

                              The benefit of this is to maintain some master datasets with calculations within them which can be joined to data from individual departmental data. Moreover this will eliminate the need of Analysis services and creating a refresh mechanism for it.

                              6 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.

                                45 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

                                  40 votes
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                                  • PowerBI connector for Oracle Essbase

                                    This would have a major impact on organisation old Oracle Essbase envs.

                                    4 votes
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                                    • composite models for live connections to SSAS

                                      It would be of immense value if the feature "composite models" would also work with live connections to tabular models on SSAS.
                                      For now it is just not usable in a lot of scenarios.

                                      3 votes
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                                      • SAML Authentication support for Snowflake

                                        SAML Authentication support for Snowflake.

                                        Tableau currently supports this would be very useful in PBI.

                                        11 votes
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                                        • Presto

                                          Create a Presto Connector with Kerberos suppport

                                          7 votes
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