# Deploy Node in Yandex.Cloud
You can run Waves node in Yandex.Cloud for mining or development and testing of decentralised applications. With Waves Node in cloud, you can launch private blockchain network, create custom tokens, quickly generate and process transactions.
# To Run Waves Node in Yandex.Cloud
1. In the Yandex.Cloud console (opens new window), navigate to the desired resource group.
2. At the top right corner of the screen, click Create resource. Select Virtual machine instance.
3. Go to List of images.
4. Enter Waves Node in the search box. Select the Waves Node image.
5. Set the parameters of the virtual machine. See the hardware requirements on the Node Owner Guide page for minimum hardware requirements to start the node.
6. Generate (opens new window) a pair of SSH keys. Enter the public key of the pair in the SSH key field. Complete creation of the virtual machine by clicking Create VM.
7. Make sure that the virtual machine is running by connecting (opens new window) to it via SSH. Copy the IP address of the machine from the control panel of Yandex.Cloud.
8. In a browser navigate to the page http://<virtual_machine_ip_address>:8080 to start docker container with Waves Node (opens new window).
9. Set the necessary settings. When ready, click Run my node!. The docker container will start with the settings you have specified.
10. Make sure that the container is running by running the docker ps (opens new window) command in the virtual machine console.
sudo docker ps