Can’t get SAM Broadcaster to install on Windows 10

Saw this in among the search terms used on this website recently.

“Can’t get SAM Broadcaster to install on Windows 10”

 
We’re guessing this person was trying to install a really old version of the software.

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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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RadioDJ Hide songs from being requested?

This is a question that has been asked recently on the RadioDJ forums.

“Is there a way to hide specific songs from being requested?”

 

As it goes YES Indeed there is and It’s NOT as difficult as you might think.

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Why does RadioDJ rely on a MYSQL database?

Saw this post on a forum on a post about RadioDJ free radio automation software.

“The biggest fail with RadioDJ to me is the reliance upon a MySQL database”

 
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So Why does RadioDJ rely on a MYSQL database?

RadioDJ requires MySQL to run some backend functions such as Rotations/Playlists/Events and even listener requests.

The fact RadioDJ relies on an SQL database for some of it’s functions is actually one of it’s PLUS points.

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Installing RadioDJ on a new machine

Recently a couple of users of RadioDJ free radio automation software asked how they should go about transferring the RadioDJ settings to a new computer.

RadioDJ free radio automation software

Are there files that I can copy and paste onto the new machine so it will have the same rotation, cue marks, events, and other settings? Please advise.

 

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RadioDJ & MSSQL?

This search term appeared on my stats over the past few days.

“radiodj & mssql”

 

I guess by now the person who made that search will realise that RadioDJ only works with MySQL

Unlike SAM Broadcaster which has 4 different database options. The database in RadioDJ has been kept simple.

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