JDBC Driver for LinkedIn Marketing Solutions

Build 23.0.8839


General Changes

  • The ROUND function doesn't accept the negative precision values anymore.

  • The returning types of the FDMonth, FDQuarter, FDWeek, LDMonth, LDQuarter, LDWeek functions are changed from Timestamp to Date.
  • The return type of the ABS function will be consistent with the parameter value type.
  • Added support for Connection.abort() method.
  • Added the new sys_lastresultinfo system table.
  • Removed support for the SELECT INTO CSV statement. The core code doesn't support it anymore.
02/24/20238455LinkedIn Marketing SolutionsRemoved
  • LinkedIn is no longer accepting access requests for the "r_member_social" scope due to resource constraints. We have removed "r_member_social" scope from default requested scopes during authorization process.
  • Added the Default column to the sys_procedureparameters table.
11/09/20228348LinkedIn Marketing SolutionsAdded
Added support for the objectiveType field in the Campaigns table. It represents the campaign objective type and can have the values: "BRAND_AWARENESS,ENGAGEMENT,JOB_APPLICANTS,LEAD_GENERATION,WEBSITE_CONVERSIONS,WEBSITE_VISITS,VIDEO_VIEWS"
11/07/20228346LinkedIn Marketing SolutionsAdded
  • Added ChildrenIndustries and ParentIndustries as columns to the Industries table. The table now exposes the newly added API which offers a hierarchical structure and returns more industries.
10/24/20228332LinkedIn Marketing SolutionsAdded
  • Added support for the new versioning feature of the LinkedIn Marketing API. The API version can be controlled by the APIVersion connection property. The changes that come with this are forced because LinkedIn plans to sunset the unversioned (legacy) API on February 2023. The biggest changes have been made to the Creatives and UGCPosts tables.
  • The following columns have been added to the Creatives table: Account, CreatedBy, and LastModifiedBy.
  • The following columns have been added to the Posts table: Commentary, Content, IsReshareDisabledByAuthor, PublishedAt, and Visibility.
  • Added the ApproximateUniqueImpressions metric to the Analytics table.

  • Removed the UGCPosts table.
  • The following columns have been removed from the Posts table: LastModifiedActor, LastModifiedTime, CreatedActor, CreatedTime, Origin, UGCOrigin, VersionTag, and PersonId.
  • The following columns have been removed from the Creatives table: Status, Type, Version, ReviewRejectionReason, Reference, CreativesClickUri, Data, ProcessingState, and ServingStatuses.

  • The new Posts table replaces UGCPosts.
  • For the Posts table: CreatedAt replaces CreatedTime and LastModifiedAt replaces LastModifiedTime.
  • For the Creatives table: IntendedStatus replaces Status, IsServing and ServingHoldReasons replace ServingStatuses, and Content replaces Reference/Data.
  • Added the IsPath column to the sys_procedureparameters table.
09/18/20228296LinkedIn Marketing SolutionsAdded
  • Added support for the AdFormResponses view.
06/24/20228210LinkedIn Marketing SolutionsAdded
  • Added nine new metrics for the Analytics table. These are reach metrics that correspond to the last 1, 7, or 30 days based on the date range and include data about the average reach, impressions, and spend on ads.
  • The method GetJDBCMinorVersion() and GetJDBCMajorVersion() return 4.2 as the supported JDBC major / minor version.
05/24/20228179LinkedIn Marketing SolutionsChanged
  • Changed provider name to LinkedIn Marketing Solutions.
05/12/20228167LinkedIn Marketing SolutionsAdded
  • Added support for paginating the Accounts, Campaigns, CampaignGroups, and Creatives tables. The API throws '400 Bad Request' error in case the response returns more than a specific number of results. The maximum number of results returned for one page is controlled by the PageSize connection property.
  • Removed support for JRE 1.6. JRE 1.8 and above is now required.
  • The method DatabaseMetaData.getTypeInfo() now returns all of the data types that the driver supports. Previously, it was returning only a portion of the data types. The types include: tinyint, smallint, int, bigint, float, double, numeric, decimal, bit, date, datetime, time, varchar, binary, uuid.
  • Corrected the return value of method DatabaseMetaData.supportsOuterJoins(), which used to return an incorrect value.
12/09/20218013LinkedIn Marketing SolutionsAdded
  • Added ReviewRejectionReason, Data, ProcessingState, IsTest, and ServingStatuses as columns for the Creatives table.
12/07/20218011LinkedIn Marketing SolutionsAdded
  • Added the OLAP properties Dimension, Hierarchy and OLAPType as extra columns to sys_tablecolumns.
  • Added support for JDK 17
  • Removed the IS_READONLY, IS_KEY, NUMERIC_PRECISION, and DECIMAL_DIGITS columns from DatabaseMetadata.GetColumns(), as they are not part of the JDBC Specification. This information is still available via other metadata calls.
  • Added support for the STRING_SPLIT table-valued function in the CROSS APPLY clause.
  • Added the KeySeq column to the sys_foreignkeys table.
  • Added the new sys_primarykeys system table.
  • Updated the Literal Function Names for relative date/datetime functions. Previously, relative date/datetime functions resolved to a different value when used in the projection as opposed to the predicate. For example: SELECT LAST_MONTH() AS lm, Col FROM Table WHERE Col > LAST_MONTH(). Formerly, the two LAST_MONTH() methods would resolve to different datetimes. Now, they will match.
  • As a replacement for the previous behavior, the relative date/datetime functions in the criteria may have an 'L' appended to them. For example: WHERE col > L_LAST_MONTH(). This will continue to resolve to the same values that were previously calculated in the criteria. Note that the "L_" prefix will only work in the predicate - it not available for the projection.
  • Updated how display sizes are determined for varchar primary key and foreign key columns so they will match the reported length of the column.
  • Reduced the length to 255 for varchar primary key and foreign key columns.

  • Updated index naming convention to avoid duplicates.
  • Updated implicit and metadata caching to improve performance and support for multiple connections. Old metadata caches are not compatible - you need to generate new metadata caches if you are currently using CacheMetadata.
12/29/20207668LinkedIn Marketing SolutionsAdded
  • Added support for refreshing the OAuth Access Token.
10/08/20207586LinkedIn Marketing SolutionsRemoved
  • Removed the deprecated columns TotalBudgetAmount, TotalBudgetCurrency amd TotalBudgetEndsAt from the Accounts view. All budget and run date information should be queried from the CampaignGroup view via the columns: TotalBudgetAmount, TotalBudgetCurrencyCode and ScheduleEndTime.

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