Running A Database Needn’t Be Scary!

Saw a post recently on social media where someone said this:

“I’m looking for a simple piece of software that has a live assist feature without the hassle of SQL and databases”

 
What are you scared of? Running a MySQL database server need not be scary…

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Last updated on: December 6th, 2017
at 12:29 PM Europe/London

Why Bother With Winamp?

I can’t help but notice that people are still using Winamp to stream their Internet radio stations.

While Winamp is a great little media player things have moved on since the release of Winamp 20 years ago.

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Last updated on: November 14th, 2017
at 13:07 PM Europe/London

Microsoft Told Me To Remove RadioDJ??

The latest sour grapes from someone who had issues installing RadioDJ just takes the biscuit…

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“Don’t use RadioDJ as automation. It give issues on your local machine with MariaDB/MySQL. Microsoft and others advice me to remove it.”

 
Microsoft remove?

Microsoft told you to remove RadioDJ? Excuse me while I laugh HA!

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Last updated on: July 19th, 2017
at 18:48 PM Europe/London

MariaDB 3 Years And Counting

Just been looking back on various posts on my Facebook page from around this time 3 years ago.

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

Since that first install 3 years ago things have ran smoothly. We’ve not had to rebuild the RadioDJ database from scratch once.

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Last updated on: November 6th, 2017
at 11:39 AM Europe/London

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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Last updated on: July 19th, 2017
at 14:28 PM Europe/London

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.

 
Moving RadioDJ to a new machine with the same settings is really easy.

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Last updated on: July 19th, 2017
at 19:01 PM Europe/London

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