An AvalancheGo node is a key element of the Avalanche blockchain network, maintaining a copy of the distributed ledger and validating transactions. Utilizing the innovative Avalanche consensus protocol, these nodes ensure swift transaction finalization and robust security. They are designed to be user-friendly and versatile, accommodating users with various technical knowledge levels and enabling developers to create unique blockchain applications.
To learn how to build and maintain your own node, you can find detailed step-by-step instructions here (opens in a new tab). Additionally, you can find there instructions to run your node with cloud providers like AWS (opens in a new tab), Microsoft Azure (opens in a new tab), Google Cloud (opens in a new tab), Alibaba Cloud (opens in a new tab), or Tencent Cloud (opens in a new tab).