I'm not sure the answer to this question. I imagine that there are but I'm not the right person to ask.
Reactive Streams, the topic of the book, specifically have the ability to handle backpressure - in other words telling the upstream to slow down or speed up. I believe HTTP/2 (the protocol) has some concept of this as well.
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