Snapchat Extract

Snapchat Extract



Snapchat Extract

The Snapchat Extract component uses the Snapchat API to retrieve and store data to be referenced by an External Table. Users can then transform their data with Matillion ETL's library of transformation components.

The Snapchat Extract component uses the Snapchat API to retrieve and store data to be loaded into a table. Users can then transform their data with Matillion ETL's library of transformation components.


Important Information

Using this component on Matillion ETL for Redshift may return structured data that requires flattening. For help flattening such data, please read our Nested Data Load Component documentation.

Using this component on Matillion ETL for Snowflake may return structured data that requires flattening. For help flattening such data, please read our Extract Nested Data Component documentation.

Using this component on Matillion ETL for BigQuery may return structured data that requires flattening. For help flattening such data, please read our Extract Nested Data Component documentation.



Redshift Properties

Property Setting Description
Name String The descriptive name for the component.
Data Source Select Select a data source. As noted above, once you have configured the Data Source property, one or more properties specific to that data source will become available to configure. These properties are not optional and must be configured.
Please refer to the "Data Source Properties" table in this documentation for guidance with these additional properties.
OAuth Select Select an OAuth entry to authenticate this component. OAuth entries must be set up in advance. To learn how to create and authorise a fresh OAuth entry, please read our Snapchat Authentication Guide.
Page Limit Integer Limit the number of pages to stage.
Location Storage Location Provide an S3 Bucket path that will be used to store the data. Once on an S3 bucket, the data can be referenced by an external table. A folder will be created at this location with the same name as the Target Table.
External Schema Select Select the table's external schema. To learn more about external schemas, please consult the 'Configuring The Matillion ETL Client' section of the Getting Started With Amazon Redshift Spectrum documentation.
Target Table String Provide a name for the external table to be used.
Warning: This table will be recreated and will drop any existing table of the same name.

Snowflake Properties

Property Setting Description
Name String The descriptive name for the component.
Data Source Select Select a data source. As noted above, once you have configured the Data Source property, one or more properties specific to that data source will become available to configure. These properties are not optional and must be configured.
Please refer to the "Data Source Properties" table in this documentation for guidance with these additional properties.
OAuth Select Select an OAuth entry to authenticate this component. OAuth entries must be set up in advance. To learn how to create and authorise a fresh OAuth entry, please read our Snapchat Authentication Guide.
Page Limit Integer Limit the number of pages to stage.
Location Storage Location Provide an S3 bucket path, GCS bucket path, or Azure Blob Storage path that will be used to store the data. Once on an S3 bucket, GCS bucket or Azure Blob, the data can be referenced by an external table. A folder will be created at this location with the same name as the Target Table.
Integration Select (GCP only) Choose your Google Cloud Storage Integration. Integrations are required to permit Snowflake to read data from and write to a Google Cloud Storage bucket. Integrations must be set up in advance of selecting them in Matillion ETL. To learn more about setting up a storage integration, read our Storage Integration Setup Guide.
Warehouse Select Choose a Snowflake warehouse that will run the load.
Database Select Choose a database to create the new table in.
Schema Select Select the table schema. The special value, [Environment Default], will use the schema defined in the environment. For more information on using multiple schemas, see this article.
Target Table String Provide a new table name.
Warning: This table will be recreated and will drop any existing table of the same name.

BigQuery Properties

Property Setting Description
Name String The descriptive name for the component.
Data Source Select Select a data source. As noted above, once you have configured the Data Source property, one or more properties specific to that data source will become available to configure. These properties are not optional and must be configured.
Please refer to the "Data Source Properties" table in this documentation for guidance with these additional properties.
OAuth Select Select an OAuth entry to authenticate this component. OAuth entries must be set up in advance. To learn how to create and authorise a fresh OAuth entry, please read our Snapchat Authentication Guide.
Page Limit Integer Limit the number of pages to stage.
Project Select The target BigQuery project to load data into.
Dataset Select The target BigQuery dataset to load data into.
Target Table String Provide a new table name.
Warning: This table will be recreated and will drop any existing table of the same name.
Cloud Storage Staging Area String | File Structure Specify the target Google Cloud Storage bucket to be used for staging the queried data. Users can either:
  1. Input the URL string of the Cloud Storage bucket following the template provided: gs://<bucket>/<path>
  2. Navigate through the file structure to select the target bucket.
Load Options Multiple Select Clean Cloud Storage Files: Destroy staged files on Cloud Storage after loading data. Default is On.
Cloud Storage File Prefix: Give staged file names a prefix of your choice. The default setting is an empty field.
Recreate Target Table: Choose whether the component recreates its target table before the data load. If Off, the component will use an existing table or create one if it does not exist. Default is On.
Use Grid Variable: Check this checkbox to use a grid variable. This box is unchecked by default.

Data Source Properties

The following table lists any Data Source that requires a unique component property for configuration. If a Data Source is missing from this table, it does NOT have any unique component properties.

Data Source Property Name Type Description
Ad Accounts Organization ID String The ID of the organization to retrieve.
Ad Squad Stats Ad Squad ID String The ID of the Ad Squad to retrieve.
Ad Squads under a Campaign Campaign ID String The ID of the Campaign to retrieve.
Ad Squads under an Ad Account Ad Account ID String The Ad Account ID.
Ad Stats Ad ID String The ID of the Ad to retrieve.
Ads under an Ad Account Ad Account ID String The Ad Account ID.
Ads under an Ad Squad Ad Squad ID String The ID of the Ad Squad to retrieve.
Audience Segments Ad Account ID String The Ad Account ID.
Campaign Stats Campaign ID String The ID of the Campaign to retrieve.
Campaigns Ad Account ID String The Ad Account ID.
Creatives Ad Account ID String Ad Account ID.
Funding Sources Organization ID String The ID of the organization to retrieve.
Media Ad Account ID String The Ad Account ID.
Organizations With Ad Accounts Select True or False Select whether to include Ad Accounts. Default is "false".
Targeting Device - OS Version OS Type Select Select the operating system type. Users can choose either "ANDROID" or "iOS".
Targeting Geolocation Metro Country Code String Provide the ISO ALPHA-2 Country Code (lowercase).
Targeting Geolocation Region Country Code String Provide the ISO ALPHA-2 Country Code (lowercase).
Targeting Interests Snap Lifestyle Categories By Country Country Code String ISO ALPHA-2 Country Code (lowercase).