R visuals in Report Server
I think it will be great if report server can support custom R visualization for more data insight!
Thanks for your feedback – we’re not currently planning to bring R visuals in Power BI reports to Power BI Report Server.
As mentioned in the comments, a workaround to consider is several public blog posts that discuss how you can potentially use R visuals in paginated reports in the product.
What's the interest of leaving this feature in the powerBI desktop for REPORT SERVER if this one doesn't even supports it ?!?
Really disappointing, same for Python scripting!
Please our customers need this feature!
Why does Power BI Desktop for Report Server support R visuals by default,
but PBIRS does not? This is purposeless and confusing for our customers
Arnar Hardarson commented
Are there no plans to take a look at this feature? I have the same issue as probably a lot of others as we cannot use PBI cloud due to legal restrictions and we need to have the ability to use R / Python visuals and scripting do be able to use PBI as our single analytical tool.
Mogens Henrik Sørensen commented
Microsoft should reassess this position. We are getting close to the point where we have to inform our bosses that Reporting Server is delveloping into a burning platform: PBI cloud solutions are ruled out for legal reasons and RS is falling behind expectations that cloud based functionality would appear i RS, at least at some point.
Bruno Crotman commented
How come? This is very frustrating. We are going to search for other solutions, such as R Shiny (FREE). This kind of behavior is incompatible with today's world
We're considering the use of Power BI as our new BI-tool, and the lack of R-support on PBI Report Server was a huge disappointment.
How come this feature is not even planned ?
I don't see the point to advertise R where we cannot share it afterwards !
For which reason it is not planning to have R in PBIRS?
Not every script is working in PBI Service so I hoped there is an alternative with PBIRS but it is not.. What are you suggestions if there is no SQLServer 2016 available?
A lot of people are mentioning security and legal reasons for not moving to the cloud. But for many smaller organizations Power BI pro or premium is cost prohibitive. Why integrate R into SQL server and then expose R visuals in the reporting tool, but introduce the "gotcha" that we have to be in the cloud?
Please we need this feature, else there is no meaning of integrating R visuals in Power BI
Please we need this
We need R visuals to be added in the Power BI report server so that we can publish the reports in server level
Cemal Durmaz commented
We really need this feature in PBIRS (for example: to make vintage/cohort analysis frequently used for loans). There is no proper built-in visualization. So we hope you will really rethink your decision.
Add support for R visuals in PBIRS
Yes of course, we really need this feature in PBIRS! You can't do every Analytics with onboard PBIRS-Features. I hope you will really rethink your decision.
The push to cloud is getting old.
I really hoped this would appear in latest release. Nope. If you arent going to support R in PBIRS, why is it available in the IDE? I work for an org that wants better BI tools but dont want to go to the cloud. I hoped PBIRS would be the answer, but its still not there...
Sukhomoy Bhattacharya commented
Indeed, when there are no of other BI tools supporting R with their server version, unfortunately power BI is exception. I am not sure what most I can do with desktop version for my client in this context.
Initially, I had stuck with Arabic character set, and found Power BI Report Server neither support Arabic character set nor ODBC connection over Direct query, hence our client (A renowned bank in KSA) rejected Power BI as a prospective BI tool.
Anyway, if this is the approach, I think soon we (power BI developers) must switch to another tool.
I strongly agree to R integration with Power BI report server.
Best of Luck.
We really need this feature... please bring it to power bi..... it should have all the feature SSRS