Upgrade from an existing Data Axle product to Data Axle Platform
This guide documents Data Axle's enhanced data model and helps identify the changes to make in order to migrate use of existing Data Axle products to the Data Axle Platform. Data Axle products with similar data include:
- Reference USA
- DP Services
- Info USA
Data Axle Platform contains all Business & Consumer Databases on one platform. The data model is redesigned from the ground up to be more accurate and easily consumed.
Data Axle removes legacy shortcomings across hundreds of fields. Some examples:
|Field Lengths||King County Lawn Mowing Services||KING COUNTY LAWN MWNG SVC|
|Modern Schema||cuisine: sushi||ISCOD1: v|
Data Axle Platform contains all core data available in other Data Axle products. Data Axle Platform also includes data not available in any other Data Axle products.
Not all product fields are mapped one-to-one. For example, Data Axle splits legacy Franchise Codes into unique fields such as
Easily segment and deliver all Data Axle business data, in any combination. The table below outlines how to find the legacy data segments you're used to in Data Axle Platform.
|Legacy File||Terms in Data Axle|
|Out Of Business||
The Popular Queries guide describes additional approaches to segmenting data.
Each person in a customer organization is given their own Data Axle login. Logins are never shared. There are a number of ways to access data:
- Download files through the Data Axle web UI.
- Automate file retrieval with the File Delivery API or SFTP.
- Read more Delivery Options.
Data Axle does not post files to FTP mailboxes that require shared passwords and manual updates.