2.1. Introduction#

The vantage6 node is the software that runs on the machine of the data owner. It is responsible for the execution of the federated learning tasks and the communication with the central server.

Each organization that is involved in a federated learning collaboration has its own node in that collaboration. They should therefore install the node software on a virtual machine hosted in their own infrastructure. The node should have access to the data that is used in the federated learning collaboration.

The following pages explain how to install and run the node software.