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  1. incremental refresh for Power BI Pro

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

    706 votes
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      26 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

      48 votes
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      • 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.

        11 votes
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        • Data Connection Credential Manager

          The first time you create a Data Connection you have the option to specify connection credentials.

          But if you configure it improperly/make a typo then the connection fails and you can't access the credential popup box again. The way to fix is to go to File/Options and Settings/Data Source Settings/{Select connection}/Clear Permissions and then redo the connection from scratch.

          If the connection fails I would like to be able to access the popup credential manager again for ease of use.

          8 votes
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          • 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.

            15 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…

              173 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.

                5 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.

                  9 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…

                    13 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 ?

                      6 votes
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                      • Native Azure Databricks Connector with AAD Authentication

                        Currently connecting to Azure Databricks is supported through the Spark Connector using a token.
                        Adding a connector that supports forwarding your AAD identity to Databricks will allow enhanced security and self service scenarios (where you will only be able to access data you're privileged to see).

                        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)

                          20 votes
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                          • Offline "Edit Query"/"Power Query Editor" functionality for offsite development

                            Offline "Edit Query"/"Power Query Editor" functionality for offsite data modelling.
                            When working offsite, at home, at another office where VPN isn't an option, etc. it would be great to be able to continue back end development such as transformations, add columns, changing data types, naming etc.

                            2 votes
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                            • More flexibility to refresh frequency

                              The restriction to only 8 scheduled refreshes of a data source prevents Power BI dashboards from being practical to analyze present and future transactional data.

                              If the report owner/designer had the ability to schedule a data pull to occur more regularly (i.e. 15 min, 30 min, hourly), this would better support manufacturing environments running 24-hour operations.

                              2 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.

                                9 votes
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                                • Implement standard calendar/time table functionality (for slicers)

                                  For almost every report i create, I have to add a calender table that updates to the start and end dates of the data. to be able to use a date/time slicer. this seems so basic that it might be usefull to implement standard calendar functionality, just like PBI knows where to show a city on a map, it should know how to drill down from year to Qx to Month to Week(s) to Day to Hour or even PTE(15min) and minutes. without adding a calendar table to your datamodel.

                                  2 votes
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                                  • Disable to download pbix file & able to connect to live Dataset Together

                                    if we enable the Export Data, the user will be able to download the PBIX file, (which will not have RLS Implemented) and also has the capability to connect to Power BI live connection (which will have RLS implemented).

                                    If I want to ensure Both Points, i.e. 1. RLS implemented and 2. enable end users to have Self service capability of Power BI, That's not possible as of now.

                                    Self Service Capability feature is one of the major reasons for many to choose the Power BI as a tool. If data security and Self Service can’t be achieved at the…

                                    2 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...

                                      5 votes
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                                      • Web data source - import hidden rows to support JavaScript paging

                                        When pointing the web data source at a HTML table, PowerQuery only brings back the visible rows - which means that javascript paging that hides rows and shows them based on button selection ruins the query.
                                        An option to import hidden rows would solve this problem. The entire table would be imported regardless of row class or style settings.

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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…

                                          4 votes
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