It’s possible to connect your Power BI Desktop to a great number of sources, via the ‘Get Data’ button.

Possible data sources include, but are not limited to;

  • Excel Spreadsheets
  • CSV Files
  • XML Files
  • Text Files
  • SQL Server Databases
  • Access Databases
  • MySQL Databases
  • Oracle Databases
  • Dynamics 365
  • Sharepoint
  • GitHub
  • Google Analytics
  • Quickbooks
  • Facebook Pages
  • Stripe
  • Zendesk
  • And many many more

For the full list, and how to connect, see the page at

Data Sources in Power BI