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  1. incremental refresh for Power BI Pro

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

    267 votes
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      11 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

      21 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…

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          2 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Publishing a Power BI dataset should *actually replace*

          If you try to publish a report that is named the same thing as another report but the one published is import and the new report is live connect, then it will not replace the first dataset. When publishing it's more like Power BI "updates" the dataset. If you want to truly replace a dataset with another dataset that is direct query over an import, then you'll need delete the first dataset. Recently had an issue with this at my company. There is an interesting distinction between "update" and "replace." When Power BI says "replace" it should actually replace.

          11 votes
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          • Only allow the owner of a dataset to overwrite it

            Currently any member of a workspace can overwrite the existing dataset by publishing their version to that workspace. It would be beneficial if only workspace Admins and/or the Dataset Owner could overwrite an existing dataset as the current option allows for the dataset to be manipulated by members which would then impact all reports within that workspace as well as and published apps. As an organisation we want to be able to trust that a dataset built by our BI team will not be altered unless approved/agreed with the dataset owner as to do so could cause conflicting data results.

            7 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…

              8 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.

                3 votes
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                • Fully featured webservice connector for SOAP and REST

                  As a BI consultant for small to medium enterprises I am running into webservice sources more and more.

                  The current web connector in Power BI does not provide for many features to help you in extracting data from webservices.

                  Many times we need to use pagination or repeat requests to the service with variable parameters. There is no support for this without scripting.

                  In the Netherlands I run into SOAP webservices a lot still. I am a dedicated Power BI consultant but my Qlik colleagues certainly have an edge with webservice extraction.

                  We need to change that! Please give us…

                  10 votes
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                  • Don't reload old data in append queries when refreshing

                    For the love of all that is holy, please create a way to designate old data sources that don't get refreshed so that Power BI doesn't have to reload them every time a source they're appended to is refreshed.

                    Example:
                    I have two .csv files as sources, each about 300MB. One houses old data that never changes; the other gets new rows added daily through a separate process. The old .csv is appended to the new .csv in Power BI. When I refresh the new .csv, the old .csv also loads. That's not too big of a problem in and…

                    2 votes
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                    • Increase the number of decimal places in streaming dataset api for maps visual's latitude and longitude

                      The current API streaming dataset's setting limits numbers to 2 decimal places. This is grossly inadequate to represent latitude and longitude data for map visualisation.

                      3 votes
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                      • Need to show field label name of dynamics crm in power bi

                        Hello. Team,

                        We are a Dynamics 365 Partner in Korea and many of our customers are about to integrate Dynamics 365 with Power BI.
                        But the serious pain point is that Power BI shows only field name of Dynamics 365 tables(entities) not field label name, so it's really difficult to create visuals with those unique field name which are in English only, while field label names are set in Local language.

                        Only developers who customize the fields of Dynamics 365 are able to understand what the field means by its name.

                        Is it possible to get field label name instead…

                        3 votes
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                        • Ability to rename Google Analytics Apps

                          Google Analytics can be added to Power BI as an "App" from AppSource. This works well, however, one issue I've encountered (having multiple GA properties) is that I've ended up with 3 "Apps" (no way to merge them), all called "Google Analytics" - It's often difficult to know which one relates to which website and it's even worse if using email reports as they report simply comes out with the subject "Subscription for Google Analytics" - this often means having to look at the URL's in the report to work out what it is for.

                          Can I suggest adding an…

                          4 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)

                            8 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.

                              28 votes
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                              • Connector for Azure Blob to include Azure AD

                                Include the ability to use Azure AD for authentication when using the Azure Blob connector in Power BI.

                                Azure AD in Azure Blob Storage is in Public Preview at this point and it would be ideal to have Azure AD as an option in the connector for Power BI when it goes GA.

                                4 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...

                                  2 votes
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                                  • Allow live connections to more than 1 SSAS cube

                                    I need to build metrics/tiles that incorporate data from two different cubes--not just presenting measures from different cubes on one tile but using measures from different cubes to create custom calculation on one tile.

                                    2 votes
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                                    • Dashboard

                                      Allow individuals to see who is the owner of the report/dashboard so they can reach out directly for access requests.

                                      2 votes
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                                      • hana

                                        Hi, we are connecting Power BI to HANA using native connexion. One important thing is to filter data with input parameter or variables (in HANA view not power BI). But unfortunately it seems that only one value or a range is supported for filtering, even if we configured the HANA side for multiple entries/ranges. This reduces a lot the ability to extract data for the users. Please enhance this.

                                        4 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

                                          21 votes
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