The Sun Cluster Geographic Edition product provides the following features:
Failure detection of multiple clusters that are geographically separated
Configurable heartbeat monitoring between clusters
Application resource switchover from one cluster to another cluster
Remote management of partner clusters through a graphical user interface (GUI) and a command-line interface (CLI)
Data replication between geographically separated clusters
Secure administration interfaces through role-based access control (RBAC)
Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) authentication and encryption for communication between nodes or clusters
Configurable IPsec security for data replication between clusters and for heartbeat communication between clusters
Ability to automatically run a script when a heartbeat-loss notification is issued
The Sun Cluster Geographic Edition software provides tools for managing data replication between geographically separated clusters. The software supports the following data replication products:
Sun StorEdgeTM Availability Suite
Sun StorageTekTMAvailability Suite
EMC Symmetrix Remote Data Facility
The Sun Cluster Geographic Edition software supports Oracle Real Application Clusters with Hitachi TrueCopy software.
The Sun Cluster Geographic Edition product provides highly available services within a cluster by utilizing Sun Cluster resource management features.