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Input Transfers

You use input transfers to transfer data in bulk from a data source into Treasure Data. You can transfer data from a number of sources.

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Managing Input Transfer

After you create a data connector, you configure a data connection, Then you can create input transfers that specify the specific source and also where in Treasure Data to put the coming data.

Connections Console Overview

You can create & manage your input transfers from the Connections section of the TD Console – at

Tab Definition
Source Catalog You can explore many of the bulk and streaming connection methods from the source catalog in the TD Console. Go to this page to setup a new authentication method for a particular source.
My Connections A list of all the authenticated Connections you’ve created in your Treasure Data account. You can also create and schedule new Input Transfers from Connections on here.
My Input Transfers A list of all the input transfers. You can edit and delete input transfers from here. The input transfer page is empty until you have create a New Transfer on the My Connections page.

Create an Input Transfer

After creating a connection, you are automatically taken to the My Connections tab. Look for the connection you created and click New Transfer.

Complete the fields for your connector, processing through each tab of the Create Transfer window by clicking Next. The required field vary based on the type of data connector and the scheduling that you want to implement.

On the last tab of the Create Transfer window, click Start Transfer to save and start the data transfer.

You will see the new data transfer in progress listed under the My Input Transfers tab.

You also can see a corresponding job listed in the Jobs section of the console.

Running an Input Transfer

Jobs are kicked off when you click Start Transfer which is on the last pane of the Create Transfer window.

You can either:

  • Click New Transfer for a data connector from My Connections
  • Click on the more-ellipse (“…”), and under the dropdown click Edit in the My Input Transfer pane for a data connector

Either way, you must complete the fields in each tab of the Create Transfer window, and click Start Transfer in order to start the run of a data transfer job.

Viewing an Input Transfer as a Job

After completing the configuration of an input transfer by clicking Start Transfer on the last pane of the Create Transfer window, go to the Jobs section of the console.

You see a list of jobs that you have run most recently. The most recent job run appears at the top.

A job status can be one of the following:

  • Success – The job was successful and the data transfer was completed
  • Error – There was an error with the job and the data transfer was not successful
  • Running – The job is still running
  • Killed – The job was stopped while running and did not complete
  • JobId – The unique identifier for the job. If you contact Support with an issue, you will be asked to provide the job ID.

Click on your job to see additional information.

  • Query – Shows the configuration used to complete the data connector job
  • Output Logs – A detailed logs that captures the events of the data connector job
  • Details – A summary details about the job completion

Examples of Configuring and Running Input Transfers

You might want to see how to run an input transfer from the console by reviewing the information for specific data connectors. For example:

Other Ways to Transfer Data

Input Transfer is one of many ways to transfer data into Treasure Data. Other data transfer options include REST API for Postback, Mobile SDK, JS SDK.

Last modified: May 24 2018 17:00:41 UTC

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