Environment setup details
NodeBB => 12 Pods(each pod of 4GB RAM)
MondeDB => 1pod(4 core machine)

We are using NodeBB in "Sunbird platform". While we do benchmark of NodeBB API's, we have noticed this issue.

Most of the {userslug} API's are not performaing well(throughput around 140) as metioned by @venkat123 in the above thread.

/api/user/venkat123 /api/user/venkat123/upvoted /api/user/venkat123/downvoted

Where as Category read API's are performing well. We are alble to get better through put around 1200.