It’s straightforward to observe the instructions at https://galaxy.qtum.org/ (see the tutorial hyperlink in Step 5 for Home windows, Mac, and Linux) for a desktop private laptop. You may also run nodes for Qtum Galaxy as a VPS (Digital Personal Server) in cloud knowledge facilities. That is an strategy taken by some extra skilled neighborhood members for Qtum Galaxy and is a straightforward manner so as to add extra nodes. Qtum Galaxy is all about including Qtum nodes, the extra the merrier, with extra prize alternatives. So as to add a node on a PC and even Raspberry Pi takes establishing one other laptop, however establishing a VPS within the cloud solely takes a couple of clicks, and when you perceive how, it’s straightforward so as to add a couple of extra.
Cloud service suppliers present VPS “cases” which give a digital laptop, with CPU, reminiscence, disk storage, web connection, and uninterruptable energy. Most companies are shifting “into the cloud” and you’ll too with a node for Qtum Galaxy.
You might have heard of cloud suppliers equivalent to Amazon AWS (Amazon Internet Companies), Google GCP (Google Compute Platform) and we additionally see folks operating Qtum nodes on cloud suppliers equivalent to Digital Ocean and Vultr. See the References for setup directions.
After establishing an account with these cloud service suppliers (free to get began with some), you configure and launch your VPS “occasion”. That is notably straightforward on Amazon and Google as a result of Qtum has offered preset “machine photographs” for the Qtum node, that are simply “click on to put in”. Once more, see the references beneath.
When you find out how, utilizing a cloud VPS offers a straightforward, manageable, safe method to run a Qtum node. Begin and be taught with the incentives from Qtum Galaxy, and keep for Qtum Proof-of-Stake, you’ll be strolling on clouds.