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Mixpanel

This page describes how to configure the Mixpanel connector as part of a data pipeline within Designer.

The Mixpanel connector is a Flex connector. In the Data Productivity Cloud, Flex connectors let you connect to a curated set of endpoints to load data.

You can use the Mixpanel connector in its preconfigured state, or you can edit the connector by adding or amending available Mixpanel endpoints as per your use case. You can edit Flex connectors in the Custom Connector user interface.

For detailed information about authentication, specific endpoints parameters, pagination, and more aspects of the Mixpanel API, read the Mixpanel API documentation.


Properties

Name = string

A human-readable name for the component.


Data Source = drop-down

The data source to load data from in this pipeline. The drop-down menu lists the Mixpanel API endpoints available in the connector. For detailed information about specific endpoints, read the Mixpanel API documentation.


Authentication Type = drop-down

The authentication method to authorize access to your Mixpanel data.


Username = string

Your Mixpanel username.


Password = drop-down

Drop-down list of secret definitions. Create a secret definition to reference your corresponding Mixpanel password.

To create a secret definition:

  1. Click Manage to open the Secret definitions tab in a new browser tab.
  2. Click Add secret definition.
  3. Name your secret definition. Names must be unique.
  4. Add a description if you wish. This is optional.
  5. Toggle Yes if using a multi-line input password. Otherwise, keep the toggle set to No.
  6. Add your Mixpanel password to the Secret value field.
  7. Click Create secret. You will return to the Secret definitions tab.
  8. Close the browser tab to return to Designer.
  9. Select your new secret definition from the drop-down menu. If the secret has not propagated, close the dialog and try again.

URI Parameters = column editor

  • Parameter Name: The name of a URI parameter.
  • Paramater Value: The value of the corresponding parameter.

Query Parameters = column editor

  • Parameter Name: The name of a query parameter.
  • Paramater Value: The value of the corresponding parameter.

Header Parameters = column editor

  • Parameter Name: The name of a URI parameter.
  • Paramater Value: The value of the corresponding parameter.

Post Body = JSON

A JSON body as part of a POST request.


Page Limit = integer

A numeric value to limit the maximum number of records per page.


Select your cloud data warehouse.

Destination = drop-down

  • Snowflake: Load your data into Snowflake. You'll need to set a cloud storage location for temporary staging of the data.
  • Cloud Storage: Load your data directly into your preferred cloud storage location.

Click either the Snowflake or Cloud Storage tab on this page for documentation applicable to that destination type.

Warehouse = drop-down

The Snowflake warehouse used to run the queries. The special value, [Environment Default], will use the warehouse defined in the environment. Read Overview of Warehouses to learn more.


Database = drop-down

The Snowflake database. The special value, [Environment Default], will use the database defined in the environment. Read Databases, Tables and Views - Overview to learn more.


Schema = drop-down

The Snowflake schema. The special value, [Environment Default], will use the schema defined in the environment. Read Database, Schema, and Share DDL to learn more.


Table Name = string

The name of the table to be created.


Load Strategy = drop-down

  • Replace if exists: If the specified table name already exists, that table will be destroyed and replaced by the table created during this pipeline run.
  • Truncate and insert: If the specified table name already exists, all rows within the table will be removed and new rows will be inserted per the next run of this pipeline.
  • Fail if exists: If the specified table name already exists, this pipeline will fail to run.

Clean Staged files = boolean

  • Yes: Staged files will be destroyed after data is loaded. This is the default setting.
  • No: Staged files are retained in the staging area after data is loaded.

Stage Platform = drop-down

Choose a data staging platform using the drop-down menu.

  • S3: Stage your data on an AWS S3 bucket.
  • Snowflake: Stage your data on a Snowflake internal stage.
  • Azure Storage: Stage your data in an Azure Blob Storage container.

Click one of the tabs below for documentation applicable to that staging platform.

Amazon S3 Bucket = drop-down

An AWS S3 bucket to stage data into. The drop-down menu will include buckets tied to the cloud provider credentials that you have associated with your environment.

Internal Stage Type = drop-down

A Snowflake internal stage type. Currently, only type User is supported.

Read Choosing an Internal Stage for Local Files to learn more about internal stage types and the usage of each.

Storage Account = drop-down

Select a storage account linked to your desired blob container to be used for staging the data. For more information, read Storage account overview.


Container = drop-down

Select a Blob container to be used for staging the data. For more information, read Introduction to Azure Blob storage.

Folder Path = string

The folder path of the written files.


File Prefix = string

A string of characters to include at the beginning of the written files. Often used for organizing database objects.


Storage = drop-down

A cloud storage location to load your data into for storage. Choose either Amazon S3, Azure Blob Storage, or Google Cloud Storage.

Click the tab that corresponds to your chosen cloud storage service.

Amazon S3 Bucket = drop-down

An AWS S3 bucket to load data into. The drop-down menu will include buckets tied to the cloud provider credentials that you have associated with your environment.

Storage Account = drop-down

Select a storage account linked to your desired blob container to be used for staging the data. For more information, read Storage account overview.


Container = drop-down

Select a Blob container to be used for staging the data. For more information, read Introduction to Azure Blob storage.

GCS Bucket= drop-down

The drop-down menu will include Google Cloud Storage (GCS) buckets tied to the cloud provider credentials that you have associated with your environment.


Overwrite = boolean

Select whether to overwrite files of the same name when this pipeline runs. Default is Yes.

Destination = drop-down

  • Databricks: Load your data into Databricks. You'll need to set a cloud storage location for temporary staging of the data.
  • Cloud Storage: Load your data directly into your preferred cloud storage location.

Click either the Databricks or Cloud Storage tab on this page for documentation applicable to that destination type.

Catalog = drop-down

Select a Databricks Unity Catalog. The special value, [Environment Default], will use the catalog specified in the Data Productivity Cloud environment setup. Selecting a catalog will determine which schema are available in the next parameter.


Schema = drop-down

Select the Databricks schema. The special value, [Environment Default], will use the schema specified in the Data Productivity Cloud environment setup.


Table Name = string

The name of the table to be created.


Load Strategy = drop-down

  • Replace if exists: If the specified table name already exists, that table will be destroyed and replaced by the table created during this pipeline run.
  • Truncate and insert: If the specified table name already exists, all rows within the table will be removed and new rows will be inserted per the next run of this pipeline.
  • Fail if exists: If the specified table name already exists, this pipeline will fail to run.

Clean Staged Files = boolean

  • Yes: Staged files will be destroyed after data is loaded. This is the default setting.
  • No: Staged files are retained in the staging area after data is loaded.

Stage Platform = drop-down

Choose a data staging platform using the drop-down menu.

  • S3: Stage your data on an AWS S3 bucket.
  • Azure Storage: Stage your data in an Azure Blob Storage container.

Click one of the tabs below for documentation applicable to that staging platform.

Amazon S3 Bucket = drop-down

An AWS S3 bucket to stage data into. The drop-down menu will include buckets tied to the cloud provider credentials that you have associated with your environment.

Storage Account = drop-down

Select a storage account linked to your desired blob container to be used for staging the data. For more information, read Storage account overview.


Container = drop-down

Select a Blob container to be used for staging the data. For more information, read Introduction to Azure Blob storage.

Folder Path = string

The folder path of the written files.


File Prefix = string

A string of characters to include at the beginning of the written files. Often used for organizing database objects.


Storage = drop-down

A cloud storage location to load your data into for storage. Choose either Amazon S3, Azure Blob Storage, or Google Cloud Storage.

Click the tab that corresponds to your chosen cloud storage service.

Amazon S3 Bucket = drop-down

An AWS S3 bucket to load data into. The drop-down menu will include buckets tied to the cloud provider credentials that you have associated with your environment.

Storage Account = drop-down

Select a storage account linked to your desired blob container to be used for staging the data. For more information, read Storage account overview.


Container = drop-down

Select a Blob container to be used for staging the data. For more information, read Introduction to Azure Blob storage.

GCS Bucket= drop-down

The drop-down menu will include Google Cloud Storage (GCS) buckets tied to the cloud provider credentials that you have associated with your environment.


Overwrite = boolean

Select whether to overwrite files of the same name when this pipeline runs. Default is Yes.

Destination = drop-down

  • Amazon Redshift: Load your data into Amazon Redshift. You'll need to set a cloud storage location for temporary staging of the data.
  • Cloud Storage: Load your data directly into your preferred cloud storage location.

Click either the Amazon Redshift or Cloud Storage tab on this page for documentation applicable to that destination type.

Schema = drop-down

Select the Redshift schema. The special value, [Environment Default], will use the schema defined in the environment. For information about using multiple schemas, read Schemas.


Table Name = string

The name of the table to be created.


Load Strategy = drop-down

  • Replace if exists: If the specified table name already exists, that table will be destroyed and replaced by the table created during this pipeline run.
  • Truncate and insert: If the specified table name already exists, all rows within the table will be removed and new rows will be inserted per the next run of this pipeline.
  • Fail if exists: If the specified table name already exists, this pipeline will fail to run.

Clean Staged Files = boolean

  • Yes: Staged files will be destroyed after data is loaded. This is the default setting.
  • No: Staged files are retained in the staging area after data is loaded.

Amazon S3 Bucket = drop-down

An AWS S3 bucket to stage data into. The drop-down menu will include buckets tied to the cloud provider credentials that you have associated with your environment.

Folder Path = string

The folder path of the written files.


File Prefix = string

A string of characters to include at the beginning of the written files. Often used for organizing database objects.


Storage = drop-down

A cloud storage location to load your data into for storage.

Choose either Amazon S3, Azure Blob Storage, or Google Cloud Storage.

Click the tab that corresponds to your chosen cloud storage service.

Amazon S3 Bucket = drop-down

An AWS S3 bucket to load data into. The drop-down menu will include buckets tied to the cloud provider credentials that you have associated with your environment.

Storage Account = drop-down

Select a storage account linked to your desired blob container to be used for staging the data. For more information, read Storage account overview.


Container = drop-down

Select a Blob container to be used for staging the data. For more information, read Introduction to Azure Blob storage.

GCS Bucket= drop-down

The drop-down menu will include Google Cloud Storage (GCS) buckets tied to the cloud provider credentials that you have associated with your environment.


Overwrite = boolean

Select whether to overwrite files of the same name when this pipeline runs. Default is Yes.


Snowflake Databricks Amazon Redshift (preview)