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  1. 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.

    78 votes
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  2. 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.

    144 votes
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  3. PowerBI connector for Oracle Essbase

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

    8 votes
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  4. Redshift Connector in Power BI Service and Data Gateway

    Redshift Connector in Power BI Service and Data Gateway really needs to be available soon. Although the release in July enabled Redshift as a Data Source in Power BI Desktop, there is still no update on when this will work in Power BI Service. We now have a strong need to allow for this connection to work in Power BI Service. This must work in Direct Query mode. In addition we should be able to Import Data into the Model and use Data Gateway to Refresh in Power BI Service. That way we can take advantage of the DAX functionality. …

    68 votes
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  5. Single-sign-on for connection to SAP BW

    Connector to SAP BW has enabled the easy access to data in SAP BW. However, scheduling the data refresh from SAP BW is not possible since the SSO feature is not available. This would be a good step to create dashboards using Power BI consuming SAP BW data.

    118 votes
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  6. SQL Azure connector with Azure AD Auth

    Update the SQL Azure connector to use Azure AD Auth. This will allow row level security in the database to be used with PowerBI.

    It would be great to have PowerBI pass through user credentials to the database so that data can be kept secure.

    436 votes
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  7. why load button is greyed when I try to import excel file to power BI desktop?

    I click "get data" from power bi desktop menu, after connecting to local excel file, the "load" button is greyed, i can't load excel file to power bi, why?

    1 vote
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  8. Tables in PDF files

    I have come across so many public data repositories that hold data in PDF format. Other websites have tables within documents such as annual reports etc., also in PDF format. A data source for PDFs or tables from PDFs would be awesome!

    3,062 votes
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  9. Change parameters from the website

    We must be able to change parameters from the website, this could be really helpfull, right now we have to change the parameter from the desktop, wait to update the data and then upload the file.

    16 votes
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  10. Connector for SAP HANA in the cloud

    It's currently possible to connect to an SAP HANA database from PowerBI Desktop. What we need is a connector from the service to SAP HANA running in the cloud.

    7 votes
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  11. Faster oracle database connection. The existing one is slow compared to the SQL Server one.

    The existing oracle data source is extremely slow. I even installed the latest oracle drivers from oracle and that only saw a marginal improvement in speed. My other oracle apps using the same connector are very fast, but Power BI is extremely slow.

    47 votes
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  12. Ability to grab data from SurveyMonkey

    It would be really great to be able to have native support to pull data from SurveyMonkey surveys. There is an API for it after all.

    576 votes
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  13. Dynamics CRM custom field and entity support

    Currently the Microsoft Dynamics CRM connector for Power BI contains a dataset (called "Dynamics CRM Sales") that includes a selection of 10 standard CRM entities. While you can create a nice demo of CRM sales analytics with these out-of-the-box records, most customers will not be able to use this for actual reporting on their sales pipeline. This is because pretty much anyone who really uses CRM for managing their sales process will have expanded the data model with custom fields and entities. Right now there is no way to add these into the dataset you get when installing the Dynamics…

    217 votes
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  14. Hyperion ESSBASE

    Get data from Hyperion Essbase

    664 votes
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  15. Netezza

    Add Netezza as a supported data source

    157 votes
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    Thanks everyone for the feedback – We added the IBM Netezza connector (including Import & DirectQuery modes) to Power BI Desktop in the June 2017 release. With the August 2017 release of the On-premises data gateway, the IBM Netezza is also supported via the gateway for Power BI Service Refresh/DQ scenarios.

  16. SQL Server Analysis Services Cubes

    Enable connectivity to on-prem (or IaaS) SSAS Cubes / multidimensional!

    1,170 votes
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  17. SQL Server On-Prem database

    SQL Server on-premise databases are a very big yes-yes

    1,038 votes
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  18. Enterprise Gateway Enhancement to Support Teradata

    Enterprise gateway only supports SAP HANA and SSAS. Please also make necessary changes to support Teradata.

    22 votes
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  19. ServiceNow

    Please add support for ServiceNow (SaaS) as a Data Source. This would be similar to the Zendesk Data Source.

    520 votes
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  20. SharePoint/Office 365 List Data Source

    using SharePoint lists, alternatively odata feeds

    664 votes
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