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  1. incremental refresh for Power BI Pro

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

    2,283 votes
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      58 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…

      74 votes
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      • SAP HANA 2.0: Display Calculation Views in HDI-Containers

        In SAP HANA 2.0, Database Views reside in so-called HDI-Containers. Power BI Desktop (PBIRS) shows empty Containers (database schemes) but not the Calculation VIews inside.
        The old Calculation VIews from HANA 1.0 are visible.

        So please extend the connector for SAP HANA (relational mode) to select the new Calculation Views from the HANA data dictionary as well as the old ones.

        56 votes
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          4 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

          137 votes
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            8 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.

            97 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...

              81 votes
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                10 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • 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.

                34 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.)

                  22 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…

                    215 votes
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                      2 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • 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 ?

                      46 votes
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                        8 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Add support for Role in Snowflake Connector

                        Currently, the Snowflake user's default role is used for the connection. Need the ability to specify a Snowflake role if a user is assigned to more than one role. Role is already an optional parameter in the ODBC connector that is required to be installed. Using the ODBC connector instead will not work as DirectQuery is needed from the Snowflake Connector.

                        9 votes
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                        • Manage datasets (universe)

                          I have two datasets. one is only for certain users. i had to create for the board a report based on the two datasets. The problem is that i had to create all the steps, import sources etc because we canT merge two dataset. I can not use only this merging dataset because some user have excel extract from online where they have all the datasets and then can not access one of the two dataset. In business object we can manage easely all the dataset and decide after who has access on what. this is easier for big company.…

                          9 votes
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                          • Power BI direct connector to ADLS2 (Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2) thus Power BI directly connect to ADLS2 for reporting and Firewall slider

                            currently Power BI does not have direct connection to ADLS2 and requires Power BI Dataflow to access the ADLS2 data which causing data redundancy and creating extra hop for the same data and can be directly consume form ADLS2. Power BI direct connection with ADLS2 is great addition for Advance Data Analytics and firewall slider Power BI which enable exclusive access Power BI similar to AAS (Azure Analysis Service) .

                            5 votes
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                            • 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…

                              18 votes
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                              • Keep/Allow Hierarchy Filters (in Excel) in Direct Query Mode

                                When accessing power-bi data with excel, existing hierarchy filters are also usable in Excel. This does apply for manual created hierarchy filters as well as with automated hierarchy filters (e.g. in Dates).

                                However this feature is not working as soon as you have at least one table with direct query mode. In this case all hierarchy filters are gone.
                                Therefore the request is, that also in direct query mode the hierarchy filters should be available (at least for the tables still in import mode).

                                Besides this current behaviour should be documented.

                                7 votes
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                                • PowerBI connector for Oracle Essbase

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

                                  8 votes
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                                  • Custom SQL option when we are using VERTICA direct query

                                    We are able to access the Vertica direct connectivity mode, but not allowing us to write the required SQL code. Please help with this option asap,

                                    5 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)

                                      47 votes
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                                        9 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Get Data new layout

                                        Instead of having "Most Common" when you click "Get Data" to have the same view as you would have if you clicked "More...", than you could have "certified connectors", "most common", "new (beta) connectors", "back to all"... that would filter the right panel. Instead of "Most common" we could have "Last used".

                                        See my design https://photos.app.goo.gl/VyurRkN9ZnBpggTk9

                                        I keep getting 2-3 calls a week from my users where the issues is they are using a wrong connector due to the fact that they never click on "More". This would defiantly help the beginners or those who just "jump in" at a…

                                        4 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.

                                          22 votes
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