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IO tasks such as reading and writing databases, web requests, and disk storage are less expensive on the CPU and often have idle time waiting for the data to be sent or come back. This means you can create threads more liberally, and Schedulers.io() is appropriate for this.

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  • from Learning RxJava
  • by Thomas Nield
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing
  • Released: June 2017

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