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Data Extension Synchronisation of child BU

Yes, but you would have to upgrade to multi-org. With multi-org, you would be able to connect the parent with your Salesforce org using one API user and choose which objects should synchronize, and ...
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How to sync (bi-directional) a field between service cloud and marketing cloud

There is no possibility of using the native connector for performing a two-way sync. Data from your Sales/Service Cloud will only be synced to Synchronised Data Extensions in Marketing Cloud. You have,...
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Copy Data from Production to Sandbox after sandbox refresh

If you're trying to populate your Developer sandbox, you should use an app like SFXOrgData (http://www.sfapex.com) which will copy data from your Production/Sandbox to another Sandbox (i.e. your ...
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How to detect changes in formula field value via API?

Formula fields are not stored within Salesforce. These values are generated on the fly. So each time you request the record, that value is recalculated. If you are using formula fields to pull down a ...
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Using the REST api to retrieve multiple objects with a single request

I am reasonably certain the REST API allows for only one object per retrieve (?) The SOAP API however allows you to retrieve up to 2000 IDs per API call! If you're doing a lot of data loading, the ...
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Copy Data from Production to Sandbox after sandbox refresh

You can try using Talend Open Studio for Data Integration. It's a free tool, find some info here: http://www.talend.com/products/data-integration You can export data with tSalesforceInput solve ...
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How to preview a mailer targeted on synchronised data extension ?

You can't use Synchronized Data Extensions as a Source for Preview/Test or for Sending from Email Studio. You have to duplicate the synchronized Data Extension into a Regular Data Extension using ...
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How to synchronize a Filter DE based of a Synchronized DE

EDIT There is a possibility of automating a Data Filter in Automation Studio (Automatically refresh a Filtered Data Extension), but it won’t work with a Synched DE. On top of that, if you try ...
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How do I move a Filtered Data Extension automation based off a Synchronized DE?

This can be done in Contact Builder. Go to the Data Extensions tab, then you will select the Synchronized Data Extensions folder. Once you select the DE, you can change the location. This does not ...
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How do I move a Filtered Data Extension automation based off a Synchronized DE?

It sounds like you're creating the filters off the Synchronized Data Extensions? When you create the Filter Interaction, it does indeed create the resulting data extension under the same folder as ...
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Broken CSV exports

Maybe this is an issue with text delimeters of microsoft office? When you import .csv Files where in some columns there could be values that inherit delimeters like " in odd-times, it may be that ...
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Copy Data from Production to Sandbox after sandbox refresh

There is also the Partial Copy Sandbox available, which is cheaper than Full Copy and has an option to copy data via a template. Copy is limited to 10k records per object. Even if the sandbox-storage ...
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Data Replication Api

Data replication systems need two use cases: Initial loads or syncs, where you obtain all data for some object to persist. Incremental or real-time updates during use. You've identified some of the ...
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Filter options on a Synchronized Object in Marketing Cloud

Before you can use the field in your synchronisation filter, you need to add it to the fields being synchronised. In my example below, I would like to restrict the sync to contacts being ...
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How to enable External Objects in Salesforce Developer Edition

Option A) Use Winter'15 release This feature is not available in Summer'14 by default. However it is available in my Preview-Org running Winter'15 release. So you need to register a prerelease Org ...
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On an average, how many more leads do organizations have in their Marketo instances v/s their Salesforce instances?

As you would expect, the number of leads sent to Salesforce is lower than the number of leads in Marketo. That said, the percentage sent to Salesforce from Marketo varies by company. It depends on the ...
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Copy Data from Production/Sandbox to Sandbox after sandbox refresh in salesforce

I don't think this question is on topic, but you may wish to look at a little known tool developed by some of my former colleagues: https://www.smartsandbox.com.
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API Call Consumption for Synchronized Data Extensions

@Piotr Caputa: did you update the Connected App? Per this documentation, it recommends you update your installed managed package and the connected app in order to lift the API limits. Based on this ...
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API Call Consumption for Synchronized Data Extensions

API calls for Marketing Cloud synchronization aren't counted for your API-call limit (just like API-Calls for reports in Sales/Service Cloud, they are only shown in the call reports, but don't ...
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Delete all contacts in Marketing Cloud to delete all duplicates

Deleting all your contacts because you have some duplicates seems a little brash. This would delete all tracking data associated and unsub/held status. I would recommend using the following article to ...
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Synchronized Data Extension doesnt appear in Data Designer

In order for it to appear in the data designer, it has to finish its synchronization and then complete the "contacts registration". After the first time you sync an object, it will pull in all the ...
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Can I update a Salesforce Synchronized object with data that is stored in a Local Data Extension?

Short answer - no. The Sales Cloud to Marketing Cloud sync is one-way only. Contrary to Sales Cloud to Pardot, which provides a bi-directional integration. There is however a number of methods to ...
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What happens with the data of a synchroniyed data extension when the synchronization is paused?

If you pause or modify a Synchronized Data Extension from the Marketing Cloud, it doesn't end the synchronization processing that runs automatically behind the scenes. The workaround is to end new ...
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Will refreshing Synchronized Data Extension filter contacts?

If you apply a new filter to the sync it will remove contacts from the Sync DE but it will not remove contacts from your account. You will then need to leverage the 'Contact Delete' process to remove ...
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Command pattern with batch finish method

The reference isn't valid in asynchronous execution. Specifically, when you call System.schedule, System.enqueueJob, or Database.executeBatch, the class is serialized and put in to a queue. This ...
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Salesforce Org to Salesforce Org synchronization using Heroku Connect Sync

It's possible, but I wouldn't go that route. Heroku Connect syncs your Salesforce data with a Postgres database on Heroku. You could sync each org into its own Heroku Postgres DB, but essentially ...
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Marketing cloud - Synchronised data from sfdc

Certain fields are used to set up the standard data model and are used Marketing Cloud internally. It's dependant on the Marketing Cloud Connector and these default settings cannot be modified. ...
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Time Zones and Synchronized Data Sources - Problems

If you are on S10 and S7, MC supports the 'AT TIME ZONE' function, you can use to convert to CST to the time zone you need. e.g SELECT EventDate AT TIME ZONE 'Central Standard Time' AT TIME ZONE '...
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Salesforce Marketing Cloud Data Stream OR Data Source

Paul, I think part of your confusion is the ever-changing terminology and methodology of Marketing Cloud. Data Stream is the broad term for the connectivity between Salesforce (Sales & Service ...
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Integrate SFDC with our personal websites

Salesforce provides REST API which can be used to integrate Salesforce with any external system. It all depends what is your existing language. Salesforce also provides SDK for different languages ...
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