Is there any kind of micro-processor / micro-controller that can run Blockchain light client?

An example can be Samsung ARTIK: https://www.artik.io

However, it's too big. Is there any other similar but smaller micro-controller that is able to run Blockchain light client?

P.S. 1 : For example, I do not know NODEMCU and ESP8266 are a good choice for this purpose? (example: https://hackaday.com/2018/05/02/using-blockchain-explorer-apis-on-nodemcu/)

P.S. 2 : The projects seem run a blockchain client on a micro-controller:

(1) EthEmbedded (2) Elkrem (3) EthArmbian

P.S. 3 : And also can we consider Raspberry PI as a micro-rocessor / micro-controller? Since apparently, it's possible to install Ethereum Blockchain on it. (more information: https://ethraspbian.com/)

  • Common CPUs like x86(-64) and ARM are usually classed as microprocessors, and of course people run clients on those. So maybe you can be more specific as to what you mean, and what constraints you are looking to satisfy - physical size, power, word size (16 vs 32 bit), address space, ?? – Nate Eldredge Aug 24 '18 at 13:47
  • Which blockchain? The requirements will depend strongly on what kind of load it is under. Bitcoin Core can run on Raspberry Pi's, but it needs some configuration and is very slow. – Pieter Wuille Aug 24 '18 at 15:04
  • @Pieter Wuille Thank you, apparently, Raspberry PI is not a micro-controller. However, for me any blockchain platform adapted for IoT is fine. – Questioner Aug 24 '18 at 15:43
  • @Nate Eldredge Thank you, for me any small micro-controller appropriate for IoT is fine. ex. I do not know NODEMCU and ESP8266 are a good choice for this purpose? Thanks – Questioner Aug 24 '18 at 15:47
  • @Pieter Wuille, As an example: hackaday.com/2018/05/02/… – Questioner Aug 24 '18 at 15:50

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