5. Oracle Solaris Cluster Geographic Edition: Overview

This chapter begins by explaining why a high-availability product, such as the Oracle Solaris Cluster software, might not be sufficient on its own to provide you with a complete disaster recovery solution. The chapter outlines the techniques you can use to implement such a solution before introducing the concepts of Recovery Point Objective (RPO) and Recovery Time Objective (RTO).

With this background established, the remainder of the chapter covers the value of Oracle Solaris Cluster Geographic Edition as a disaster recovery framework [SCGEOver]; the three broad categories of replication available; the topologies you can use to connect your data centers; what options you have to combine ...

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