Data Locker V2.0

At a glance: Data Locker is a solution for storing and retrieving raw data suited to app owners with large amounts of data. Data Locker is an alternative to exporting data using Pull API. You can choose to view and extract raw data by report type, days, and hours. You can use automated scripts to pull and process the data, import it into your BI systems or make it available on demand.

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Data Locker main features

  • Apps: supports multiple apps
  • Simplicity: we deposit the data into an Amazon S3 bucket and manager the storage requirements
  • Reliability: data is stored in AWS which ensures data persistence
  • Flexibility: choose what data you want to include in the reports
  • Granularity: data is segmented into report types, days and hours
  • Unique data: get more data such as Organic Installs, In-App Events, Sessions, Clicks, and Impressions
  • Accessibility: pull data when required

Data segmentation

Data in Data Locker is segmented into folders as follows:

  • Report types
  • Days
  • Hours

This means that for each report type, on a given day, the data is separated into separate folders by arrival hour and not by the data event time.  For example,  ../t=installs/dt=2019-01-17/ contains 25 folders. There are 24 folders for each hour of the day, from 0 to 23 and an additional folder for data that arrives late.

Data freshness: Data is separated into arrival hour folders. That is the hour that the event was processed in AppsFlyer. The Data Locker folder is written within six hours of processing. To learn more, click here.

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