+=casbench= is a utility library for [[https://github.com/basho/basho_bench][Basho Bench]] that provides an
+interface to [[https://cassandra.apache.org/][Cassandra]] via [[https://incubator.apache.org/thrift/download/][Thrift]]. This library works with Cassandra 0.5.1.
+=casbench= is used as part of Basho Bench. You will need to setup
+Basho Bench and Cassandra 0.5.1.
+1) Download and extract [[https://archive.apache.org/dist/cassandra/0.5.1/][Cassandra 0.5.1]]
+2) Update the various configuration paths as needed
+4) Download and build Basho Bench
+git clone git://github.com:basho/basho_bench.git
+5) Run Basho Bench with the example casbench.config file
+For more information on using Basho Bench checkout the [[https://wiki.basho.com/Benchmarking-with-Basho-Bench.html][Basho Wiki]].
+ We encourage contributions to =casbench= from the community.
+ 1) Fork the =casbench= repository on [[https://github.com/basho/casbench][Github]].
+ 2) Clone your fork or add the remote if you already have a clone of
+git clone firstname.lastname@example.org:yourusername/casbench.git
+git remote add mine email@example.com:yourusername/casbench.git
+ 3) Create a topic branch for your change.
+git checkout -b some-topic-branch
+ 4) Make your change and commit. Use a clear and descriptive commit
+ message, spanning multiple lines if detailed explanation is
+ 5) Push to your fork of the repository and then send a pull-request
+git push mine some-topic-branch
+ 6) A Basho engineer or community maintainer will review your patch
+ and merge it into the main repository or send you feedback.