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  • Raj commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    It is shocking to see that this basic connectivity to AWS SQL RDS has not been established. We may need to ditch PBI as well because of this.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Please provide a connector for Power BI to AWS RDS SqlServer.
    Many clients are migrating to Quicksight because of this.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Might need to ditch Power BI since it does not connect to AWS...don't really want to

  • Mick @ Ultan Technologies commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Please, please add this.

    A lot of our customers would happily buy Power BI licences if they could use Power BI and for that they would need to be able to connect online Power BI to AWS RDS.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I get that MS wants to promote use of Azure instead, but many orgs happen to have tech ties to AWS that preclude them from migrating, or make it challenging to use PowerBI on that data without connection to AWS.

  • Richard commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    yes this needs to be over SSL too and support direct queries otherwise we won't use it!

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Shame there isn't any movement with this. I hope the small number of votes doesn't mean it's not important.

  • Richard commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Please add direct query too, otherwise the Enterprise gateway will have to run on a schedule to sync the data. Direct query is something most BI Visualization tools have out of the box, it's strange PowerBI doesn't.

  • Nishanth Kadiyala commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    You can leverage the on-prem connector offered by DataDirect's Hybrid Connectivity Services. With their patented on-premises connector technology, you won't have to open any ports. This Data API gateway offers secure access to on-prem data sources using standard OData or ODBC connections.

  • Will commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I can connect to RDS SQL Server by using SQL Server option and Direct Query. However a pro license is required when you "publish to web" from the desktop version.

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