Originally Posted by akamel
I want to copy 60 GB from server to another server.
So I will need use both commands. I need the best and the easiest command to do this with good explanation.
Ok..so read the man pages on both the tar and scp commands. That will give you your good explanation. Also, rsync can use SSH, and handle compression, so the man page there will also give you an explanation.
If you read the man page on SCP, pay particular attention to the "-C" option...which does compression BEFORE sending, and omits the need for using tar at all. A small bit of research can help you answer your own questions.
There are also THOUSANDS of easily-found hits in Google for "linux tar output into scp", with examples. Did you try to look? For example: