Quick Maintenance & Backup for MS SQL
Comparison of licenses and features

For SQL Express, activation of the QMB license is not required. After expiration of the trial period, the program will continue to operate, but with limited features. See the table:


Free for
SQL Express

Basic for
SQL Express

Extended for
SQL Express


number of maintained databases/policies on one SQL Server

5 database/1 policy




SQL Server Editions





SQL Server maintenance:
1. Backups, integrity check, index and statistics maintenance, etc.
2. Creation of maintenance policies (from a template or manually)
3. Execution of QMB Jobs: scheduled and manual
4. Creation of custom tasks in Transaсt SQL languages
5. Maintenance of several SQL Servers from a single program

use of built-in SMTP user account for sending notifications

email notifications of execution or errors in QMB Jobs

sending success and error notifications to different addresses


monitoring of free disk space on the server and sending of notifications

backup copying on a networked or local folder

automatic testing of the chain of backups through recovery

automated restoration of databases from backups to a local or remote SQL Server

keeping database copies updated

executing tasks (outside of QMB Jobs) for one or several databases

creating an XML restoration plan and restoring databases according to an XML plan

executing tasks in CMD, PowerShell, VBScript, JavaScript, and other languages

gathering statistics on database growth

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General Information