CCAH - How to set up 4 node cluster

Could someone please guide me how to set up a 4 node cluster to prepare for CCAH

Are you using virtual machines or AWS?

I haven’t started anything yet, please suggest what could be better VM or AWS.
I have bought a laptop with i7 processor and 16 GB RAM.

You can start with this - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLf0swTFhTI8q9Uc7g2gs2t_ToFGzi7GEw