Yesterday as part of the first A3 Tech Live event, I sat through a presentation from Memblaze, a vendor of NVMe and PCIe flash storage products.  Although the conversation was good natured and “robust”, I couldn’t help feeling that the company (like so many others in this market) have little to differentiate their products, other than on cost.  We discussed features such as performance (throughput) and latency, where a quick comparison showed that Memblaze didn’t really have any significant advantage over competitors such as Samsung, Intel, SanDisk (Fusion-io) and others.…