This tutorial will introduce the fundamental whys and hows of data management for research computing, with an emphasis on making effective use of TACC’s diverse storage resources to ensure the usability and reusability of your data. Basic topics will be covered in detail, including the different types of file systems available in typical high-performance computing environments, the different types of data used and generated in typical research computing workflows, and preparation of data to ensure that research outputs are shareable and reusable.