I’ve had to shut my radio station down

I looked at the Spacial Audio page on Facebook and couldn’t help but notice an angry SAM user venting about SAM Broadcaster.

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“I have SAM Broadcaster Pro on two laptops neither will work because of constant crashing problems, I can not DJ because your software keeps letting me down plus I have had to shut down my radio station because of your software and its problems.

I don’t need any more of your quick (BUG) fixes, I really thought you had a quality product? Oh well lots of wasted money and time and opportunity”

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MariaDB 2 years and counting

Just been looking back on various posts on my Facebook page from around this time 2 years ago…

I realised it was around June 2014 when we were first made aware of MariaDB an alternative to Oracle MySQL

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Since that first install 2 years ago things have ran smoothly. We’ve not had to rebuild the RadioDJ database from scratch once.

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SAM Broadcaster Cloud Outages

Seeing posts from lots of frustrated Spacial Audio/SAM Broadcaster Cloud customers today. It appears there’s been another major outage on the servers hosting SBC.

A user had this to say on Twitter:

“There seems to be a problem with SAM Broadcaster cloud, I hope they rectify the outage soon”

 
How is anyone supposed to run a radio stream successfully on a cloud server if that cloud server suffers with lots of problems and failures?

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My show has been “tanked” repeatedly

SAMBC2016Screenshot-compressorWhen you pay out hundreds of $$$ for radio automation software or cloud based automation solutions you would expect them to work without issues while doing a live show wouldn’t you?Unfortunately that isn’t the case with SAM Broadcaster…
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Spacial Audio: Your Support Department is DIRE!

Just seen another blog post from Spacial Audio about the reasons you should choose them or their software.

They start off the article with “Internet radio is most definitely on the up”

NOT from where we’re looking it isn’t! 1000’s of stations have gone offline already in 2016 due to the collapse of Live365.

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