Bad performance in SQL Server 2019 to SQL Server 2016 Snapshot replication

Juan Antonio Riquelme Cutillas 1 Reputation point


I'm trying to replicate a database from SQL Server 2019 to another database on SQL Server 2016. Both servers are connected through internet.
I have a perfomance trouble with a table with 80 millions of records. SQL Server does a bulk copy of 5 millions of records each step.
First step took about 3 hours.
Second step took about 4 hours.
Third step took about 5 hours.
Fourth step took about 6 hours.
Now is in fifth step.
The message in the Replication Monitor is: The process is running and is waiting for a response from the server.
Table has not FK and has not indexes. Only have a PK (Identity). Database model is inherited.
Any ideas to accelerate the process or any configuration option that I forgot?

I updload an image of the process log.


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  1. CathyJi-MSFT 21,121 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor

    Hi @Juan Antonio Riquelme Cutillas ,

    Suggest you check if there is any blocking process that is stopping your replication.

    USE Master  
    SELECT *   
    FROM sys.dm_exec_requests  
    WHERE blocking_session_id <> 0;  


    USE Master  
    SELECT session_id, wait_duration_ms, wait_type, blocking_session_id   
    FROM sys.dm_os_waiting_tasks   
    WHERE blocking_session_id <> 0  

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