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  1. 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…

    78 votes
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  2. There should be a way for user to choose None as Retention Policy

    When i create a dataset from Stream Analytics there is no option to choose None for Retention Policy. So the dataset is created default with BasicFifo with only 200 000 rows. This is to few for us. There should be a way to either when creating the dataset to be able to choose none. Or a way to change it afterwards.

    4 votes
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  3. Allow XMLA access to Pro content

    Now only premium, would allow power bi to drive star schema/dimensional modeling concepts to Tableau users.

    2 votes
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  4. Option to restrict mode of connection

    For certain data sources, it would be good to restrict the mode of connection (Import/Direct/Live). This is to enforce governance on managed data sources.

    16 votes
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  5. Paylocity connector

    Please add connector to Paylocity.
    https://www.paylocity.com/

    4 votes
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  6. A new connector in PowerBI to get data from Azure Data Factory

    A new connector in PowerBI to get data from Azure Data Factory into PowerBI.

    5 votes
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  7. Support Dynamic functions

    Support Dynamic functions in Power BI Online and Dataflow.

    2 votes
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  8. Power BI custom Data refresh order

    It would be better if Microsoft includes this custom data refresh while refreshing Power Bi dataset. Lets say I have written 3 direct queries in power bi to import data from 3 different server. But I want my Dataset-1 should refresh 1st and after that Dataset-3 and there after Dataset-2.
    Thanks in Advance.

    2 votes
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  9. Call APIs using Python

    Python is really good at calling APIs, and it actually gives you alle the functionality you need to call APIs no matter encryption method and format.

    I would be happy to see libraries like the following supported in PBI Service:
    - requests
    - hashlib
    - hmac
    - base64
    - datetime
    - time
    - xml.etree.cElementTree

    requests enable you to call almost any type of APIs, and the other libraries are really handy (and often mandatory) for encoding/decoding and formatting.

    Unfortunately, I would not be able to do all this in Power Query SDK, and I don't see why you would continue…

    10 votes
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  10. Add ability to add the Power BI user id as a comment in SQL Queries

    Add the optional ability to dynamically insert a comment with the current Power BI user id in the SQL query for relational data sources that support comments. Many relational data sources support comments in the format / Power BI User: xxxxxxxx /. This would allow database administrators to determine the user id issuing the SQL Query when users are using shared credentials. This should work in Power BI desktop and in the Online service/gateway.

    2 votes
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  11. Nearmap Integeration

    Allow integration of Nearmap as source of base map for Power BI

    2 votes
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  12. independet refresh of data sources

    Please, Enable individual refresh on specific data sources when a report opens (not necessarily all of them). Many thanks for the great work!

    1 vote
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  13. Ability to change live connection to Any shared Dataset

    To use the functionality of Shared Datasets, the option of changing the data source in Live connection should enable us to connect to existing datasets in older reports. Currently, we need to connect to the shared dataset and redo the existing reports

    2 votes
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  14. Add support for BigQuery BI Engine

    Google Cloud has BigQuery BI Engine in Beta. Support was announced for Google DataStudio and Looker. PowerBI should leverage BigQuery BI Engine in order to access native, intelligently cached datasets without requiring a data transfer to PowerBI.

    7 votes
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  15. Connect Power BI directly to Forms

    Currently, the only ways I know to visualize Forms data in PBI is to use Flow or embed the form on a website. Being able to connect PBI directly to a Forms data responses would make creating a report much easier and efficient.

    (You can connect to Survey Monkey but you can't connect to Forms. Doesnt seem right)

    7 votes
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  16. QueryFolding for Microsoft Exchange Connector

    PQ applies filters to exchange data after it's loaded, which can be several GBs with shared mailboxes such as a customer service mailbox. Please evaluate incorporating query folding to reduce this overhead.

    To answer simple questions such as "how many unread emails are in folders", all history & archives are refreshed by PQ then filtered. Causing overhead & timeout in some cases https://community.powerbi.com/t5/Desktop/Microsoft-Exchange-Issue/td-p/595725

    An example of the above "number of unread emails" would be "https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/me/messages?$filter=isRead eq true" which can be tested in https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/graph/graph-explorer

    4 votes
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  17. 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

    209 votes
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  18. Reports which the same data set across multiple workspaces

    I ran into an issue with access on the server for my report users.

    Background:
    I have some relatively large data-sets and I'm leveraging the ability to use a single data-set across multiple reports. Today I brought one of these child-reports (if you will) into a new workspace. The permissions in the workspace of the home/parent data-set are different from those of the workspace where the child-report was located. Users in the workspace of the child-report saw a permissions issue for the new report I had published. To fix the issue, I had to update the permissions of the parent…

    1 vote
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  19. Proxy value for Snowflake Connector

    Within Power Bi Desktop Snowflake connector give users the option to enter proxy information in order to connect to the Native Connector. This option is available in ODBC and is sometimes needed in order to make the connection to Snowflake.

    3 votes
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  20. 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.

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