Why Reactive Streams are the SECRET to CUTTING your monthly cloud bill!

Greg L. Turnquist
4 min readSep 1, 2022

In the world of software development, we are FOREVER battling two competing forces: bigger demands vs. more powerful machines.

Now this may SOUND like NOT an actual competition. In fact, it may sound like perfect alignment, because wouldn’t the more powerful machines meet the bigger demands?


Because what REALLY happens is a little like this:

  1. Demands for more users and more data come in.
Greg L. Turnquist

Developer on the Spring team and the host of Spring Boot Learning at https://youtube.com/@SpringBootLearning and author of best selling Learning Spring Boot.