Searching. One of the most crucial activities performed on datasets. Think of a world with lots of data, but no possibility to filter relevant info for yourself. Sounds pretty stone-age right? Thankfully we have lots of options to perform the craziest search queries on huge datasets. These options are available to us for quite some time, and we got used to perceiving lots and lots of data. In this digital age we tend to thrive for the most efficient ways to gather data, but besides that: we want it fast. So how do we search through data in a quick way? In this technical blog post I will shine my light on one of the most underrated searching methods: Binary searching. It is one of the quickest ways to retrieve data, but it has its downsides.