IMPORTANT: This article covers setup of warehouse for load data from Improvado, not customer data warehouse from which data is being extracted. This article doesn't cover setup of customer data warehouse for Data Prep as well.

Required information

  • Title
  • Host
  • Port
  • User Name
  • Password
  • Folder
  • ~a forward slash ( / ) means that you need to enter the root path
  • File format
  • File name
  • Separator (optional)
  • ~the maximum length of the separator is 2 characters
  • Partition by (the way of splitting data for uploading to the file)
  • Encryption
  • Use static IP


Possible parameters:

  • /{{ data_source }}/{{ data_table_title }}/{{report_type}}/{{ YYYY }}/{{ MM }}/{{ DD }}
  • ~{ data_source } is a data provider, integration, connector
  • ~{ data_table } is an object that contains all extraction orders with the same granularity (dimensional schema)
  • ~{report_type} is a set of such fields as metrics, properties, dimensions, etc.

If you use /{YYYY}/{MM}/{DD} settings, the data will be added to folders daily. Each new record will not delete the previous one, even for data that contains no date.

File format

Possible formats:

  • csv
  • csv+gzip
  • json
  • json+gzip
  • parquet

File name

Possible parameters:

  • {{filename}}-{{YYYY}}-{{MM}}-{{DD}}
  • ~{ filename } is the same as destination table name

IMPORTANT: you cannot use {{ DD }} for partition by month

  • ~{{filename}}-{{YYYY}}-{{MM}}-{{DD}} – for partition by day
  • ~{{filename}}-{{YYYY}}-{{MM}} – for partition by month

Also, you can use “_” instead of “-” or do not use any symbols at all, for example:

  • {{filename}}_{{YYYY}}-{{MM}}-{{DD}}
  • {{filename}}{{YYYY}}{{MM}}{{DD}}

Partition by

Possible ways of splitting data:

  • Day
  • Month


Possible parameters:

  • Require explicit FTP over TLS (FTPS)
  • Explicit FTP over TLS if available (FTPS)
  • Plain FTP (insecure)

Use static IP

Select Yes for Use static IP option if you allow Improvado to connect your database by the following static IPs only:


Select No if you have permitted access to your database from any IP. In this case, Improvado will connect your database using dynamic IPs not listed above.

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