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PowerBi as a data source?


Hi all,


I am new to powerBi and exploring the features of this tool.

One question I had is, Can Power BI act as a data source that can feed into other systems ?

If So, what kind of connections need to be established?


Thank you!

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@Nikhil1106 You can connect to Power bi datasets check below screenshotpbi.PNG






Hi @chotu27 . Thank you for your reponse. But I think the below screenshot is connecting one powerBi dataset with other powerBi data, correct?


I am looking for other systems like Salesforce, Business objects etc.


Can powerBi act as datasource to salesforce or other such systems(maybe cognos, oracle)?

Hi @Nikhil1106

Using Power BI as a data source is the matter for other systems, it needs these system to grant power bi as a data source.

Which purpose do you like thie feature?

If you want to view and interactive power bi report within other system or Apps, you could consider power bi embeded, suck like

Embedding a Power BI report into Salesforce

Embed a Power BI report, dashboard, or tile into an application for your customers


Best Regards


@Nikhil1106 NO this is not possible and not available

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Hi. I'm also new to PowerBi. How can I implement it to my website or or can I do it at all? 

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