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  1. reference data

    Handle enumerations such as reference data in ADC

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  2. Presumably you can have the dictionary descriptions as tooltips in PBI?

    Presumably you can have the dictionary descriptions as tooltips in PBI?

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  4. Please add function to put CSV files into Data Catalog's "description" or "tag".

    I want to write description about each columns at Data Catalog's my database asset’s "description" or "tag" with CSV file that written description about each columns.

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  5. Natural Language query in Data Catalog, indexing all entities and metadata in muti idioms like Spanish

    Natural Language query in Data Catalog, indexing all entities and metadata in muti idioms like Spanish

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  6. Open With

    The Open With feature lets you only select one item for download. Need more items.

    Download to Power BI doesn't not work. No data come through

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  7. Top Contributors list on Portal

    To recognize the effort of individuals within an organisation, please consider adding to / replacing the existing "Top Experts" field with "Top Contributors". It's easy to have a handful of experts who don't fill in data, but within the many experts who could fill in and maintain data, only a few who regularly contribute. I would like to be rewarded for my efforts by seeing my name on this "Top Contributors", and it could provide an incentive for other experts to make a stronger effort to contribute regularly, as well.

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  8. Add 'open with' to ODBC connections

    We have configured our on-premise Hive databases (which is great btw) but the 'Open With Excel | PowerBI' feature is blanked out. You have all the connection details so it should be possible to pass these details to the application. This would be a big plus for our less technical users and for the general UX.

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  9. Connectivity to Hive

    Hello,

    I am trying to connect to Hive using Azure Data Catalog. But I am unable to . The error has been attached. Please let me know what could be the possible reason.

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  10. Support data subsetting

    Possibly I've not yet properly understood data catalogues, but from what I've been trying to implement in our organisation, it would be really handy if I can for example publish a table, or a stored proc, and users who find the data catalogue object they want, can then get a subset of that data. I.E. pass a where clause, or sp parameters so they only get relevant data they need. This will reduce the number of time I publish the same object but with different data available from that table/view. and give the users greater support and power to get…

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  11. Let us Manually Add Assets to a Container

    When you add a SQL Server asset to a Data Catalog using the application, the database is added to the Data Catalog as a container. Unfortunately, the app only supports Tables and Views, so other Assets like Table-Valued Functions and Stored Procedures have to be added manually using the Manual Entry dialog on the Portal.

    Which is an issue as Manual Entry dialog on the website doesn't support adding an Asset to a container. So even though my Table-Valued Function has the exact same connection string as assets imported via the application, it can't be added to the container.

    This…

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  12. Source Type File System

    Enable hyperlink to file when using Source Type: File System. Currently, the only process I can see is to copy the link and paste in File Explorer.

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  14. Enable "Open In" for Azure Data Lake resources

    The functionality to quickly discover a data set and then "Open In" is a great user experience. When it comes to resources stored in Azure Data Lake Store (ADLS) however the "Open In" function is greyed out.

    Currently users need to click on the ADLS stored asset, copy the URL and separately open PowerBI, Get Data, Choose ADLS, paste in the URL.

    The Azure Data Catalog is a crucial part to making the Data Lake resources consumable by our user base - please make this feature available.

    (*i do note that ADLS Gen-2 is interoperable with Blob storage APIs. Given…

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  15. Not has:tags showing data sets that have glossary tags in their tags

    If i launch the search query "not has:tags" it works as intended if i only have user defined tags (so no predefined glossary tags). But once i add a glossary tag to a data set (with no user defined tags) i get this one back as a result as well.
    It looks like it does not look at the glossary tags when it is searching if anything is inside of the tags.
    We are going to make heavy use of the glossary so we need to make sure this is working so we can easily find data sets that are…

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  16. dax

    Add DAX generated Table code as a datasource option. We use a 100% DAX generated power BI table for our date table for all PBI reports. It would be nice to be able to reference this code data source.

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  17. Profile Timeout Setting

    Hive data sources can be huge and take a really long time to profile. Something is happening with my profile, but there's no feedback (that's another feature request). I believe that the profile queries are timing out. I'd like the ability to set the timeout to infinity.

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  18. Profile Error

    When profiling fails, there's no error message. Please provide feedback. Note that my assumption is that it's failing as the tab doesn't appear as shown in the documentation. Could be something else went wrong, but there's nothing to say what happened.

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  19. Profile Existing Asset

    Often profiling fails or at least doesn't show the profile. The only recovery method appears to be re-registering the asset. This can be quite painful. Please provide a way to profile an asset that is already registered in the catalog.

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  20. Glossary Associated Assets Aggregation

    In the Glossary, if I select a "leaf" term that has been used to tag individual fields, I see a list of Associated Assets. However, if I go up a level (e.g. from "First Name" to "Customer") I don't see any Associated Assets. It would be great to see an aggregated view of all the child glossary terms.

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