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

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: 25th May 2018
at 14:16 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: 26th July 2018
at 13:46 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

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