Question of the month February 2017 – What is the fastest way to transfer data between servers?

Assume that you have two identical tables in different servers. The table in production server has 100 million rows and the table in test server is empty and you want to transfer data from production server into test server to do some analysis based on that data. 

What is your preferred approach to transfer data between servers? 

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