RadioDJ Database Maintenance

So you’ve successfully installed and configured the RadioDJ database.

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Now you have it installed its a good idea if once in a while you do some basic maintenance to ensure optimum operation.

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Last updated on: July 19th, 2017
at 17:23 PM Europe/London

Large Playlist Freezes RadioDJ?

Someone tweeted me yesterday to say they were going to try RadioDJ free radio automation software.

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Later on I received this tweet.

@DJGaryBaldy After spending time with RadioDJ, it isn’t looking good. Can’t seem to handle loading a large playlist without freezing, takes minutes to load.

 
Marius the author of the software stated this before on the forums about playlists:

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Last updated on: January 17th, 2018
at 10:34 AM 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

Avoid Running “other” Software On Your RadioDJ Machine!

Recently noticed a couple of users complaining they were having performance issues with the machine they were running RadioDJ on.

RadioDJ free radio automation software v1.8.2

It’s since transpired that they had other programs/processes open when they had the problems.

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Last updated on: January 27th, 2018
at 10:11 AM Europe/London

RadioDJ Online Requests

Did You know: RadioDJ has the ability to take online listener requests? Well it does …

RadioDJ free radio automation software

We thought we would do a short tutorial on how to setup RadioDJ Online Requests.

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Last updated on: February 23rd, 2018
at 09:41 AM Europe/London

Threatened By Free Software?

We wish we knew what people's problem is with free software...

We’ve had grief again for promoting RadioDJ, and dispelling a few myths about it too.

It’s almost as if certain sections of the Internet radio crowd see RadioDJ as a threat?!

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We also realise that certain people in the world of online radio don’t like this website/blog because of our posts about SAM Broadcaster and its many issues.

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Last updated on: June 13th, 2017
at 11:59 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 a database for some of it’s functions is actually one of it’s PLUS points.

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Last updated on: February 23rd, 2018
at 14:25 PM Europe/London

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