Reading Task: My Day as a Database Manager [Simple Past]

I woke up at 7:00 am and went through my morning routine. I had a quick breakfast and left my house at 7:30 am. I commuted to work and arrived at the office at 8:00 am.

At 8:00 am, I reviewed the database performance reports from the previous day and analyzed any potential issues or bottlenecks.

At 9:00 am – I conducted a meeting with the development team to discuss upcoming database changes and improvements.

At 10:00 am – I spent an hour working on optimizing a complex database query that was causing performance issues.

At 11:00 am – I had a meeting with the system administrators and network team to discuss the hardware requirements for a new database server.

At 12:00 pm – During the lunch break, I went to a nearby café with some colleagues.

At 1:00 pm – After lunch, I continued my work on database optimization performance.

At 2:00 pm – I had a one-on-one meeting with a junior database administrator to provide guidance and support.

At 3:00 pm – I attended a departmental meeting.

At 4:00 pm – I updated the database administration guides and created reports summarizing the day’s activities,

After Work: I commuted back home and spent the evening relaxing and spending time with my family.

Manuel Campos, English Professor

José Manuel

I am José Manuel and I am an English Teacher in Costa Rica who loves English. I have been teaching English for more than 8 years and I like sharing what I know with others