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

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?!

RadioDJ

“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: 12th September 2018
at 13:13 PM 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

Configuring The Windows Firewall

Configuring your firewall

If you’re just running RadioDJ with no webpage linked to the RadioDJ database, then you probably don’t want to add any exceptions to your firewall.

If you’re using a request system and need this extra functionality, you’ll first of all need to make sure your web host has the right ports open. Without this, there’s no point proceeding any further on this article. Check the database utility > Database installation tab. You’ll see the IP address of your server in the MySQL Server box. If there’s a colon followed by more numbers at the end, this is your port number. If there’s no colon, you’re probably using the default port 3306.

You’ll also need to configure port forwarding on your router as well, google the manufacturer’s instruction manual for this bit.

Now for the easy part, configuring the firewall.
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Last updated on: 26th March 2017
at 21:10 PM Europe/London

RadioDJ & MSSQL?

This search term appeared on my stats recently…

“Does RadioDJ work with MSSQL?”

I guess by now the person who made that search will realise that RadioDJ only works with MySQL

Unlike SAM Broadcaster which has 4 different database options. The database in RadioDJ has been kept simple.

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Last updated on: 21st July 2018
at 18:46 PM Europe/London

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