Let's give the Enterprise Ethereum: Pantheon a try - a freshly coded, written in Ethereum Node straight from scratch.
So, in this video, I am going to walk you through the steps on how to install Pantheon by following the installation guide from Pantheon Wiki (steps vary depending on the OS you're running). Then, we will start Pantheon by running an Ethereum Node for testing. Along with this, we'll connect MetaMask to Pantheon, then finally, deploy a Smart Contract.
Let's proceed with the more detailed step by step procedure in the video below: