Basic information about Customer Data Feed (CDF) files and instructions on how to get started. Start here if you're interested in receiving CDF files or just want more information.
A CDF file contains the same data that an Audience Manager event call (/event) sends to our servers. This includes data like user IDs, trait IDs, segment IDs, and all the other parameters captured by an event call. Internal Audience Manager systems processes event data into a CDF file with content organized into fields that appear in a set order. Audience Manager tries to generate CDF files hourly and stores them in a secure, customer-specific bucket on an Amazon S3 server. We provide these files so you can work with Audience Manager data outside of the limits imposed by our user interface.
There is no self-service process to start CDF file delivery. Contact your Audience Manager consultant or Customer Care to get started. During implementation, your Audience Manager representative will:
File notifications and CDF files will appear in your S3 bucket when they're ready for download. You're responsible for monitoring and downloading files from your assigned S3 directory. See Customer Data Feed File Processing Notifications .
The following documentation and the Customer Data Feed FAQ can help you become more familiar with this service.