RESTful APIs for database export


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Admins, makers, or analysts, automatically This feature is released. Mar 16, 2020 To be announced

Business value

Our data tells us that more than 90% of customers who perform a database refresh later export that database from the user acceptance testing (UAT) environment to the asset library. Today, customers must use the self-service action to trigger the export, which requires work during business hours. RESTful APIs will allow customers to implement the activity during off hours or on recurrence.

Feature details

A new API, along with documentation, will be provided to trigger database export. This will allow full end-to-end automation from production to sandbox, and then from sandbox to the asset library. From there, customers can also use our existing APIs to download the BACPAC files to their developer machines.

See also

Create database export v1 (docs)