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  1. incremental refresh for Power BI Pro

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

    2,972 votes
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    74 comments  ·  Data Sources  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for all the feedback on this! We are definitely planning on adding Incremental refresh to Pro. Do know though that it is a fair amount of work, so it may be a bit before we can give you a more firm timeline.

    In the meantime, keep voting so you’re notified when we do have more information to share!

  2. 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.

    72 votes
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  3. 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) .

    38 votes
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  4. 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…

    76 votes
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  5. 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.

    134 votes
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  6. 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.

    65 votes
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  7. 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

    151 votes
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  8. 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...

    106 votes
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  9. 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.

    16 votes
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  10. 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.)

    23 votes
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  11. 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.…

    16 votes
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  12. 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 ?

    63 votes
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  13. 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…

    232 votes
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  14. CDS integration in Power BI with Direct Query option

    Hi everyone,
    Currently the "Common Data Service (beta)" connector in Power BI only features "import" queries for data.
    In 2017 there was a release of a "PowerApps Common Data Service" connector, that featured direct queries:
    https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/cdsconnectortopowerbi/
    "Reports reflect real time data
    There’s no need to schedule a refresh in Power BI. When the data is updated in CDS, changes are reflected in reports. Reports are interactive and responsive. You can interactively explore CDS data using the capabilities of Power BI."
    Will this feature come again?
    Direct query would be especially helpful in combination with passign through the current user, so…

    13 votes
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  15. Extend the ArcGIS map visual to map LSOA’s and MSOA’s using the UK country and Census Areas boundary options.

    Currently the ArcGIS map visual will use the UK census area codes from the Office of National Statistics to join Output Areas (OA’s) to data in a table.

    Census Output Areas are a very granular geography and are often too detailed for analytics and dashboards. The ability to use this function with a more generalised geography would be helpful. The areas that are required are called Lower Super Output Areas (LSOAs) and Middle Super Output Areas (MSOA’s).

    4 votes
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  16. 6 votes
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  17. 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.

    * this idea has been submitted before but was wrongly marked as completed.

    Please allow scheduled refreshes to work from data being sourced from a python script.

    7 votes
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  18. Make Denodo be supported data source in Power BI Report Builder

    Power BI recently release Power BI Report Builder, a very cool additional tool to create paginated reports. Would like to request that Denodo be one of its supported data source.

    4 votes
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  19. snowflake

    PowerBI.com connectivity to snowflake currently supports running using a single account. This defeats the security implementation in snowflake.
    It would be great if we enable the PowerBI Service accessing Snowflake using AAD user identity (i.e. SSO) .

    5 votes
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  20. About Directly Editing Parameter Values in a Dataset Using Odata.

    The data set is generated from Dynamics using odata.
    The query is filtered using parameters. Changing and saving parameter values in a dataset on the Power BI portal does not rewrite the parameter values.
    I want you to be able to change the values directly in the portal without changing the values of the parameters in Power BI Desktop and repositioning them.

    4 votes
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