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This action appends rows to a push-dataset in the Power BI service. Both personal workspaces and shared workspaces are supported.

Note that there are 3 types of datasets in Power BI:

  • Regular datasets (linked to data sources)
  • Push-datasets (for data published via the Power BI REST API)
  • Streaming datasets

When this action exports a dataset to Power BI, it exports it into a push-dataset. To refresh data in regular datasets, use the Power BI Command action. To update a streaming dataset read How to publish real-time data to streaming dataset in Power BI

Action settings

Setting Description
Connector*Select the pre-configured connector, or create a new connector, to the Power BI Service.
Workspace Check to export to a dataset in a shared workspace. Otherwise, data will be exported into a dataset in
the personal workspace.
Dataset * Enter or select the name of the dataset to export to.
Create dataset if it doesn't exist When checked, a new dataset will be created. Otherwise, the action will append data to the dataset
specified above.
Table name * Select a table name in an existing dataset, or specify a table name for new dataset.
If exporting a batch of rows failsSelect how EasyMorph will handle the failed export of rows. Options: Halt project execution (processing
stops and a warning is displayed on this action) or Add new column and flag rows that failed (processing
continues, but a new column is added to the source EasyMorph dataset with a flag value indicating which
rows failed).
Update table column set Check when appended data contains more columns than the target dataset. This will update the Power BI
Service metadata with information about the new columns.
Columns Select the columns to be exported into Power BI dataset, and choose the data type that column will hold.

* Setting can be specified using a parameter.


From a technical standpoint, data is pushed into a Power BI Service dataset via the Power BI REST API. Therefore the API limitations apply.

To remove rows from an existing Power BI dataset use the "Delete all table rows" command of the "Power BI Command" action.

See also

transformations/exportpowerbi.txt · Last modified: 2021/05/14 05:15 by dmitry

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