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itemVariations

Use the itemVariations data format creator to export variation data and save this data in the cloud. The raw data file is stored in the cloud for a maximum of 6 months. Therefore, the data must be processed before this date. The following tables contain further information about the format.

1. Technical specifications

See Table 1 for further information on the available properties and their corresponding values.

Table 1. Technical specifications of the format itemVariations
Property Meaning Value Explanation

dataName

Name

itemVariations

Name of the creator process and prefix of the created file.
File name: itemVariations-xxx.csv.gz

fileFormat

File format

CSV, GZIP

The data is provided as a GZIP-compressed CSV file (RFC 1952).

limitPage

Lines per request

up to 8,000

The maximum number of data rows that is written into a single file.

limitDay

Lines per day

up to 400,000

The maximum number of data rows that is written on one day in total.

earliestPossibleDataDate

Earliest point in time

2020-01-01

Point in time as of which the raw data can be collected. The data is filtered by the date saved in the dataUpdatedAtColumnName column.

filterType

Filter type

lastUpdate

Data are filtered based on the last update.

dataUpdatedAtColumnName

Column header

iv_updated_at

Name of the column that contains the time stamp of the last data update.

defaultActive

Activated by default

no

The data is only exported automatically in the background after you have activated the creator in the Setup » plentyBI » Raw data menu.

interval

Interval

daily

With this setting, all data that has been changed since the last run is exported once a day, usually during the night.

storableFromPlan

Storage starting from tariff

plentyBI XS

Minimum fee plan required for saving the data in cloud storage and making it available via REST.

processableFromPlan

Usage starting from tariff

plentyBI L

Minimum fee plan required for making the data available in plentyBI Data Warehouse, i.e. for using, filtering and processing key figures.

2. Data columns

See Table 2 for further information on the itemVariations data columns included in the CSV file during raw data export.

Table 2. Data columns of the format itemVariations
Column name Data type Full name Explanation

plenty_id

INTEGER NOT NULL

plenty id

ID of the plentymarkets system

iv_id (Primary key)

VARCHAR NOT NULL

item variation id

ID of the variation

i_id

VARCHAR NOT NULL

item id

The item’s ID

im_id

VARCHAR

item manufacturer id

Manufacturer ID

iv_attribute_value_set_id

VARCHAR

item variation attribute value set id

ID of the combination of content and attribute value

c_id

VARCHAR

category id

Category ID

c_level_1_id

VARCHAR

category level 1 id

Category ID: level 1

c_level_2_id

VARCHAR

category level 2 id

Category ID: level 2

iv_number

VARCHAR

item variation number

Variation number

i_revenue_account

INTEGER

item revenue account

The revenue account saved in the item data record.

i_name

VARCHAR

item name

Item name

iv_active

SMALLINT NOT NULL

item variation active

Possible values:
0 = The variation is inactive.
1 = The variation is active.

iv_availability

SMALLINT NOT NULL

item variation availability

ID of the availability of the variation
Possible values:
1 to 10

i_created_at

TIMESTAMPTZ NOT NULL

item created at

Time stamp of the creation
Date format: MM/DD/YYYY HH:MI:SS TZ

iv_updated_at

TIMESTAMPTZ NOT NULL

item variation updated at

Time stamp of the last update
Date format: MM/DD/YYYY HH:MI:SS TZ

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