Bulk

Learn about bulk services and how to use them for uploading or downloading large numbers of records.

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About Bulk
Cloud Elements offers generic bulk service for downloading and uploading large numbers of records (vendor API limit-restricted), working with any element with a GET (list) resource and pagination implemented to our standards. Bulk can be used on cat...
Using Bulk
In this article, you'll learn how to create bulk download and upload jobs using Cloud Elements's APIs. All bulk APIs are available for catalog elements, and most bulk APIs are available for custom-built or Community elements. If you need to ...
Troubleshooting Bulk
Bulk Job Status and Errors APIs Use the GET /bulk/{id}/status API to check the status of a bulk job. Bulk Job Statuses Status Description CREATED The bulk job has been created, but has not yet begun. STARTED The bulk job has been ...
Using Bulk APIs via a UI Application
One of the most often-used features of the Cloud Elements platform is the bulk APIs, available and standardized within each element. These APIs allow a developer to upload or download a batch of records, typically via a Comma Separated Variable (CS...
Best Practices for Bulk Queries
Why Best Practices Are Important Bulk queries are a powerful tool to retrieve records in greater numbers than possible when using standard Cloud Elements endpoints. Because of bulk's potential to return large amounts of records from providers, ...
Retrieving Bulk Results with Special Characters
When using the bulk feature to download data containing special characters, the API call GET/bulk/{id}/{objectName} should have the content-type manually set as  application/json;charset=UTF-8  in the application calling the bulk endp...