Connect Commcare to Microsoft PowerBI

with open-source ELT

Extract and load (ELT) your Commcare data into Microsoft PowerBI in minutes with our open-source data integration connector.

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Start analyzing your Commcare data in minutes

1

Select your source

Just authenticate your Commcare account and destination, and your new Microsoft PowerBI data integration will adapt to schema / API changes.

2

Select your destination

Connect to Microsoft PowerBI or one of 50+ Airbyte data sources through simple account authentication

3

Sync your Data

This includes selecting the data you want to extract - streams and columns -, the sync frequency, where in Microsoft PowerBI you want that data to be loaded.

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FAQs

What is ETL?

ETL, an acronym for Extract, Transform, Load, is a vital data integration process. It involves extracting data from diverse sources, transforming it into a usable format, and loading it into a database, data warehouse or data lake. This process enables meaningful data analysis, enhancing business intelligence.

What is Commcare?

Commcare is a mobile data collection and management platform designed for frontline workers in low-resource settings. It allows users to create custom mobile applications that can be used to collect data, track progress, and manage workflows. The platform is designed to be user-friendly and accessible, even for users with limited technical skills. Commcare is used by organizations in a variety of sectors, including healthcare, agriculture, and education, to improve data collection and management, increase efficiency, and improve outcomes. The platform is highly customizable, allowing users to tailor their applications to their specific needs and workflows.

What is Microsoft PowerBI?

Microsoft Power BI is a business analytics tool that allows users to visualize and analyze data from various sources. It is a cloud-based service that provides interactive dashboards, reports, and data visualizations that can be shared across an organization. Power BI can connect to a wide range of data sources, including Excel spreadsheets, cloud-based and on-premises data sources, and third-party applications. With Power BI, users can create custom dashboards and reports that provide insights into their business data. The tool offers a range of visualization options, including charts, graphs, and maps, that can be customized to suit specific needs. Users can also create interactive reports that allow them to drill down into their data and explore it in more detail. Power BI also includes features for data modeling and data preparation, allowing users to clean and transform their data before visualizing it. The tool also includes machine learning capabilities that can be used to create predictive models and identify trends in data. Overall, Microsoft Power BI is a powerful tool for businesses looking to gain insights into their data and make data-driven decisions.

What data can you extract from Commcare?

Commcare's API provides access to a wide range of data related to mobile data collection and management. The following are the categories of data that can be accessed through Commcare's API:
1. Form Data: This includes data collected through mobile forms, such as survey responses, patient information, and other data points.
2. Case Data: This includes data related to cases created in Commcare, such as patient cases, project cases, and other case types.
3. User Data: This includes data related to users of the Commcare platform, such as user profiles, roles, and permissions.
4. Location Data: This includes data related to the location of mobile devices used for data collection, such as GPS coordinates and other location-based data.
5. Analytics Data: This includes data related to the performance of mobile data collection and management, such as usage statistics, form completion rates, and other metrics.
6. Media Data: This includes data related to media files uploaded through Commcare, such as images, videos, and audio recordings.
Overall, Commcare's API provides access to a wide range of data that can be used to improve mobile data collection and management processes.

How do I transfer data from Commcare to Microsoft PowerBI?

This can be done by building a data pipeline manually, usually a Python script (you can leverage a tool as Apache Airflow for this). This process can take more than a full week of development. Or it can be done in minutes on Airbyte in three easy steps: 
1. Set up Commcare as a source connector (using Auth, or usually an API key)
2. Set up Microsoft PowerBI as a destination connector
3. Define which data you want to transfer and how frequently
You can choose to self-host the pipeline using Airbyte Open Source or have it managed for you with Airbyte Cloud. 

What are top ETL tools to extract data from

The most prominent ETL tools to transfer data from Commcare to Microsoft PowerBI include:
- Airbyte
- Fivetran
- StitchData
- Matillion
- Talend Data Integration
These tools help in extracting data from Commcare and various sources (APIs, databases, and more), transforming it efficiently, and loading it into Microsoft PowerBI and other databases, data warehouses and data lakes, enhancing data management capabilities.

What is ELT?

ELT, standing for Extract, Load, Transform, is a modern take on the traditional ETL data integration process. In ELT, data is first extracted from various sources, loaded directly into a data warehouse, and then transformed. This approach enhances data processing speed, analytical flexibility and autonomy.

Difference between ETL and ELT?

ETL and ELT are critical data integration strategies with key differences. ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) transforms data before loading, ideal for structured data. In contrast, ELT (Extract, Load, Transform) loads data before transformation, perfect for processing large, diverse data sets in modern data warehouses. ELT is becoming the new standard as it offers a lot more flexibility and autonomy to data analysts.

Commcare to Microsoft PowerBI in minutes.

ETL your Commcare data into Microsoft PowerBI, in minutes, for free, with our open-source data integration connectors. In the format you need with post-load transformation.

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Select the Commcare data that you want to replicate.

The Commcare source connector can be used to sync the following tables:

About Commcare

Commcare is a mobile data collection and management platform designed for frontline workers in low-resource settings. It allows users to create custom mobile applications that can be used to collect data, track progress, and manage workflows. The platform is designed to be user-friendly and accessible, even for users with limited technical skills. Commcare is used by organizations in a variety of sectors, including healthcare, agriculture, and education, to improve data collection and management, increase efficiency, and improve outcomes. The platform is highly customizable, allowing users to tailor their applications to their specific needs and workflows.

Start analyzing your Commcare data in minutes with the right data transformation

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Full control over the data

You select the data you want to replicate, and this for each destination you want to replicate your

Commcare

data to.

Normalized schemas

You can opt for getting the raw data, or to explode all nested API objects in separate tables.

Custom transformation via dbt

You can add any dbt transformation model you want and even sequence them in the order you need, so you get the data in the exact format you need at your cloud data warehouse, lake or data base.

Airbyte is designed to address 100% of your Microsoft PowerBI needs

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Scheduled updates

Automate replications with recurring incremental updates to

Microsoft PowerBI

.

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Replicate Salesforce data to Snowflake with incremental

Manual full refresh

Easily re-sync all your data when

Microsoft PowerBI

has been desynchronized from the data source.

Change Data Capture for databases

Ensure your database are up to date with log-based incremental replication.

play
Check how log replication works for PostgreSQL

About Microsoft PowerBI

Microsoft Power BI is a business analytics tool that allows users to visualize and analyze data from various sources. It is a cloud-based service that provides interactive dashboards, reports, and data visualizations that can be shared across an organization. Power BI can connect to a wide range of data sources, including Excel spreadsheets, cloud-based and on-premises data sources, and third-party applications. With Power BI, users can create custom dashboards and reports that provide insights into their business data. The tool offers a range of visualization options, including charts, graphs, and maps, that can be customized to suit specific needs. Users can also create interactive reports that allow them to drill down into their data and explore it in more detail. Power BI also includes features for data modeling and data preparation, allowing users to clean and transform their data before visualizing it. The tool also includes machine learning capabilities that can be used to create predictive models and identify trends in data. Overall, Microsoft Power BI is a powerful tool for businesses looking to gain insights into their data and make data-driven decisions.

Why Choose Airbyte for your Commcare and Microsoft PowerBI data integration

Airbyte is the new open-source ETL platform, and enables you to replicate your

Commcare

data in the destination of your choice, in minutes.

Maintenance-free

Heading

connector

Just authenticate your Commcare account and destination, and your new Commcare data integration will adapt to schema / API changes.

Extensible as open-sourced

With Airbyte, you can easily adapt the open-source Commcare ETL connector to your exact needs. All connectors are open-sourced.

No more security compliance issues​

Use Airbyte’s open-source edition to test your data pipeline without going through 3rd-party services. This will make your security team happy.

Normalized schemas​

Engineers can opt for raw data, analysts for normalized schemas. Airbyte offers several options that you can leverage with dbt.

Orchestration & scheduling​

Airbyte integrates with your existing stack. It can run with Airflow & Kubernetes and more are coming.

Monitoring & alerts on your terms​

Delays happen. We log everything and let you know when issues arise. Use our webhook to get notifications the way you want.

Commcare to Microsoft PowerBI in minutes

ETL your Commcare data into Microsoft PowerBI, in minutes, for free, with our open-source data integration connectors. In the format you need with post-load transformation.

We don't support the
Commcare
connector yet. Scroll down to upvote and prioritize it, or check our Connector Development Kit to build it within 2 hours.
We don't support the
Microsoft PowerBI
connector yet. Scroll down to upvote and prioritize it, or check our Connector Development Kit to build it within 2 hours.
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Commcare
and
Microsoft PowerBI
connectors yet. Scroll down to upvote and prioritize them, or check our Connector Development Kit to build it within 2 hours.

Airbyte is designed to address 100% of your Commcare database needs.

Full control over the data

The 

Commcare

 source does not alter the schema present in your database. Depending on the destination connected to this source, however, the schema may be altered.

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Scheduled updates

Automate replications with recurring incremental updates.

Log-based incremental replication

Ensure your database are up to date with log-based incremental replication.

play
Check how log replication works for PostgreSQL

About Commcare

Commcare is a mobile data collection and management platform designed for frontline workers in low-resource settings. It allows users to create custom mobile applications that can be used to collect data, track progress, and manage workflows. The platform is designed to be user-friendly and accessible, even for users with limited technical skills. Commcare is used by organizations in a variety of sectors, including healthcare, agriculture, and education, to improve data collection and management, increase efficiency, and improve outcomes. The platform is highly customizable, allowing users to tailor their applications to their specific needs and workflows.

Start analyzing your Commcare data in minutes with the right data transformation

airbyte data transformation screenshot

Full control over the data

You select the data you want to replicate, and this for each destination you want to replicate your Commcare data to.

Normalized schemas

You can opt for getting the raw data, or to explode all nested API objects in separate tables.

Custom transformation via dbt

You can add any dbt transformation model you want and even sequence them in the order you need, so you get the data in the exact format you need at your cloud data warehouse, lake or data base.

Airbyte is designed to address 100% of your Microsoft PowerBI needs

calendar icon

Scheduled updates

Automate replications with recurring incremental updates to Microsoft PowerBI.

play
Replicate Salesforce data to Snowflake with incremental

Manual full refresh

Easily re-sync all your data when Microsoft PowerBI has been desynchronized from the data source.

Change Data Capture for databases

Ensure your database are up to date with log-based incremental replication.

play
Check how log replication works for PostgreSQL

About Microsoft PowerBI

Microsoft Power BI is a business analytics tool that allows users to visualize and analyze data from various sources. It is a cloud-based service that provides interactive dashboards, reports, and data visualizations that can be shared across an organization. Power BI can connect to a wide range of data sources, including Excel spreadsheets, cloud-based and on-premises data sources, and third-party applications. With Power BI, users can create custom dashboards and reports that provide insights into their business data. The tool offers a range of visualization options, including charts, graphs, and maps, that can be customized to suit specific needs. Users can also create interactive reports that allow them to drill down into their data and explore it in more detail. Power BI also includes features for data modeling and data preparation, allowing users to clean and transform their data before visualizing it. The tool also includes machine learning capabilities that can be used to create predictive models and identify trends in data. Overall, Microsoft Power BI is a powerful tool for businesses looking to gain insights into their data and make data-driven decisions.

Why choose Airbyte for your Commcare and Microsoft PowerBI data integration.

Airbyte is the new open-source ETL platform, and enables you to replicate your Commcare data in the destination of your choice, in minutes.

Maintenance-free

Heading

connector

Just authenticate your

Commcare

account and destination, and your new

Commcare

data integration will adapt to schema / API changes.

Extensible as open-sourced

With Airbyte, you can easily adapt the open-source

Commcare

ETL connector to your exact needs. All connectors are open-sourced.

No more security compliance issues​

Use Airbyte’s open-source edition to test your data pipeline without going through 3rd-party services. This will make your security team happy.

Normalized schemas​

Engineers can opt for raw data, analysts for normalized schemas. Airbyte offers several options that you can leverage with dbt.

Orchestration & scheduling​

Airbyte integrates with your existing stack. It can run with Airflow & Kubernetes and more are coming.

Monitoring & alerts on your terms​

Delays happen. We log everything and let you know when issues arise. Use our webhook to get notifications the way you want.