MariaDB & RadioDJ (Setting Up MySQL)

We came across MariaDB after a user posted on the RadioDJ forums that they were using it with RadioDJ.

I have to admit I was surprised by how easy MariaDB was to install. It’s a lot more straight forward than the normal MySQL installer. Its not as fiddly as setting up MySQL server edition.

If you have previously had MySQL installed you will need to see this article about removing it as a service

1) Download the Maria DB MSI installer for your version of Windows Here

2) Open the file & Install and run when Windows prompts.

3) On the licence agreement screen check the accept box. Click next.

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Last updated on: 11th March 2019
at 18:39 PM Europe/London

RadioDJ Tracks From SQL Query

The developer of RadioDJ introduced a feature into the program called “Track(s) from SQL Query” which can be used along side track rotations.

SQLQueryrotation

It makes programming songs from the “Top 40” “Most played” or “Two songs by the same artist” a piece of pie.

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Last updated on: 5th September 2018
at 12:46 PM Europe/London

Installing RadioDJ On An Apple Mac

Another question I often get asked is will RadioDJ run on an Apple Mac/Macbook?

Short answer: No as RadioDJ is written in .NET for Windows 7/8/10

However there is a way to Installing RadioDJ on an Apple Mac but (unfortunately) it does involve a copy of Windows to be installed.

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Last updated on: 13th August 2018
at 13:03 PM Europe/London

Changing The Default MySQL Port

Changing the Default SQL port:

When it comes to a SQL server running along side RadioDJ some users have found that their web hosts won’t allow connections to the default SQL port 3306.

If you need a specific port open for this to work it’s probably a wise idea to email your website host support department asking if it’s OK to use a non standard port for use with SQL. Otherwise you may get into trouble with them.

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Last updated on: 7th September 2018
at 15:39 PM Europe/London

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