Defining Virtual Data Resources and Transformations

Learn about virtual data resources, how to create and manage them, and how to map fields to them.

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Introduction to Virtual Data Resources
Learn about custom resources and how they can help you simplify integrations with API providers.
Creating and Managing Virtual Data Resources
In this section, you will learn how to clone from a resource template or create your own virtual data resource. You can create a virtual data resource from scratch or clone them from existing resources (templates, existing virtual data resource,...
Mapping and Transforming Fields
Transformations refer to the conversion of the fields in an API provider's resource to match the fields in a virtual data resource. Transformations are the result of the process of creating a virtual data resource, and then mapping fields in an ...
Transforming VDRs Fields with the API
A transformation is the result of the process of mapping fields in your element instance resources to existing fields and objects in a virtual data resource (VDR). After you create a VDR, you will select an element instance, choose the resource cont...
Migrating Resources and Transformations Between Environments
If you are developing in multiple environments or accounts, you might need to move your VDRs and transformations from one account or environment to another. You can use the organizations APIs to do this. Migrate Virtual Data Resources Migrating ...
Elements Request using JS Script & HTTP request
When to use HTTP request from your virtual data resource Before we jump into when to use HTTP requests within your virtual data resource, we should keep in mind that virtual data resources work dynamically, and therefore, every single call going ...
Using Virtual Data Resource Templates
Cloud Elements provides a library of virtual data resource templates you can use to help more quickly transform fields provided by some of the most frequently used types of elements into single, normalized resources. For more information about VDRs ...