Format in Sitecore 8.x

In Sitecore 8.x, Location data is stored in the MongoDB collection Locations.

The following is an example of a Location record:

    "_id" : NUUID("6ec70000-2768-c105-9fce-38a94acbb725"),
    "_t" : "LocationData",
    "BusinessName" : "The Garrison",
    "Country" : "GB",
    "Classification" : 0

Format in Sitecore 9

In Sitecore 9, Location data is stored as reference data.

Mapping Details

This section describes how Location data is mapped from Sitecore 8.x to 9.

Source object Document from the GeoIps collection
Reference data object type Sitecore.Analytics.Model.LocationData, Sitecore.Analytics.Model
Field mapping definition xDB Reference Data Mappings > MongoDB Locations Document to xDB Location Data
Value to write to reference data object Property on reference data object
BusinessName from source object BusinessName
Classification from source object Classification
Country from source object Country
_id from source object LocationId