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10-06-2009, 05:29 PM
Hi, I have purchased Alpha Five database software which has a web project section.

I wanted to post my Alpha Five database on my Blue Voda website www.JSM-internation.com (http://www.JSM-internation.com) but Alpha Five states that I cannot publish A5 pages as i do not have desktop control of the Blue Voda server.

Is there anything that can be done, such as getting the Alpha Five Web Server on the Blue Voda system?

Best Regards

Karen Mac
10-06-2009, 09:18 PM
No.. you need your own server to do that as it runs php.


10-07-2009, 05:31 PM
Alpha Five allows you to create both Desktop and Web applications. It requires different additional licenses, depending on the type of application. If you only have the desktop license you can't use it in your VH account.

10-08-2009, 07:28 PM
Hi, Thanks for the replies!

I actually do have the entire developer's package including the Apha Five web server and the web page developer.

Surely there must be a way of getting these two products to co-exists so that I can get my database to run from my BV site.

But if the answer is no, then I have to ask, how can I easily get a database installed on my BV site?

The site www.jsm-international.com/index.htm (http://www.jsm-international.com/index.htm) is a sports management site and I need to get the athletes into a database with all their details etc, so we can input data from the website and extract it for reports etc.

Any (simple) suggestions guys?

Thanks again
Best Regards

10-08-2009, 08:45 PM
The A5 applications are stand alone, there is no way to integrate them in a BV site, exeption made (maybe) by using Iframes.

However there is no problem to upload the entire application on your webserver as long as it IS a web application and not a Desktop application.

I suggest that you look into A5's forum for support on this issue, as it is not a VodaHost product so there is little knowledge of this product here.

You can create any type of database application even using BV for the visual part. However, the backend needs to be in php/MySQL so this requires either programming knowledge or hiring a pro to build one for you.