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: 9th August 2018
at 15:16 PM Europe/London

MariaDB 3 Years And Counting

Just been looking back on various posts on my Facebook page.

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

Since that first install a few 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: 26th July 2018
at 09:36 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”

RadioDJ database setup new

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

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Last updated on: 13th August 2018
at 13:34 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: 23rd July 2018
at 16:56 PM Europe/London

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