Collecting data from Adobe Analytics 1.4

This guide explains how to collect data from Adobe Analytics 1.4. To learn how to collect data from a different data source, go back to the Available data sources in Adverity overview.

Introduction

For a list of the fields that you can collect from Adobe Analytics 1.4, see Adobe Analytics.

  • Adobe Analytics 1.4 can collect a maximum of 1 million rows per single report. To fetch more data than this, split your fetch into smaller date ranges in the Initial Fetch step of creating a datastream.

Prerequisites

Before you start collecting data from Adobe Analytics 1.4, perform all of the following actions:

  • To connect Adobe Analytics to Adverity, generate a key pair and download the private key. For more information, see the Adobe Documentation.

Creating a datastream to collect data from Adobe Analytics 1.4

The basics of creating a datastream to collect data from any data source are explained in our guide to Creating a datastream. This guide contains information about the specific steps to create a datastream to fetch data from Adobe Analytics 1.4.

Configuration: Choose the data you want to collect from Adobe Analytics 1.4

To choose what data to collect and customize the Adobe Analytics 1.4 datastream configuration, follow these steps:

  1. (Optional) Rename your datastream.

  1. In Report type, select the type of data to collect from Adobe Analytics 1.4. The fields you need to configure in the following steps differ according to the report type you select.

  1. In Company, select the company for which to collect data.

  1. In Report suite, select the report suites for which to collect data. If you do not select any items in a drop-down list, Adverity collects data for all items in the drop-down list.

  1. In Dimensions, Elements, Metrics, and Calculated Metrics, change the list of fields that you want to see in your data extract.

For information on configuring other Adobe Analytics 1.4 fields, see Advanced Adobe Analytics 1.4 tips.

What's next?

Advanced Adobe Analytics 1.4 tips

Configuring data collection from Adobe Analytics 1.4

In the Settings tab of your Adobe Analytics 1.4 datastream overview, you can configure a number of additional settings:

Source

Select the type of report for which you want to collect data. Select one of the following:

  • (Default) Select standard to collect all available metrics and dimensions

  • Select realtime to collect real-time data for sales metrics from the last 20 hours. For more information on real-time reports, see the Adobe documentation.

  • Select warehouse to collect a data warehouse report. For more information on warehouse reports, see the Adobe documentation.

Granularity

Select the time interval in which to aggregate the collected data.

Current Data

Select this checkbox to collect data which may not be fully processed or finalized. For more information on current data and latency times, see the Adobe documentation.

Segments

Select the report segments for which to collect data.

Args

Enter the additional arguments for the report.