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4 time-saving automation workflows to make heroes out of mere DevOps mortals

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Most leading organizations use DevOps for shorter and frequent development cycles, reduced deployment failures, and reduced recovery times. These core tasks take up DevOps engineers’ most of the time, leaving less time for other menial, yet equally important tasks such as data backups and creating and managing incident tickets. One way to address this problem is to automate these repetitive tasks. 

While it’s always a good idea to apply automation wherever applicable and necessary, a considerable amount of configuration and code development is required to automate even a small part of these tasks. A more efficient solution to this is using an integration platform (iPaaS), which supports all of the web applications used by your organization and provides all the necessary configurations to integrate those web applications in a very short span of time. This saves your DevOps engineers time while increasing their efficiency and reducing technological debt.

Built.io Flow to the rescue

Built.io Flow is an iPaaS that provides connectivity and integrates over 190+ web applications, which include some of the popular web applications used by DevOps teams globally to streamline their processes. Flow also provides a number of ready-to-use integrations, which can be imported and enabled in a few minutes. 

Here are the top-four integration workflows that will make lives easier for your DevOps engineers. 

1. Export MySQL database tables to a CSV file and store it on an FTP server

Eliminate the need to write complex queries to convert your MySQL tables into a CSV file. 

This workflow automatically converts the MySQL table data into a CSV file and uploads the file to an FTP server.

Export MySQL database tables to a CSV file and store it on an FTP server

2.  Backup Cisco Webex Teams space attachments on the FTP server

Store critical attachments on the FTP server in real-time. 

Each time an attachment is received on a space in Cisco Webex Teams, this workflow automatically stores it on your FTP server.

Backup Cisco Webex Teams space attachments on the FTP server

3.  Send real-time notifications to your team about incoming ServiceNow incidents

Ensure that your entire team is on the same page at all times.

Whenever a new incident is received in ServiceNow, this workflow automatically posts its details on a specific Slack channel.

Send real-time notifications to your team about incoming ServiceNow incidents

4.  Create Zendesk tickets for incoming Pagerduty incidents

Speed up the ticket creation and assignment process.

Whenever a new incident is received in PagerDuty, this workflow automatically creates a new ticket in Zendesk.

Create Zendesk tickets for incoming Pagerduty incidents

These are just some of the workflows that we thought would be helpful for your DevOps team. Check out the other workflows related to your favorite web applications here.

For a complete list of web applications supported by Built.io Flow, head over to our services page

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