|Metric Name||Description||Basic or Server Visibility||Windows||Linux1||Solaris||AIX||Default Monitoring Mode 4|
|%Idle||Percentage of time the CPU was idle; the CPU had completed its tasks and has nothing to do.||Basic||Diagnostic|
Percentage of time the CPU was busy processing system or user requests; this metric includes CPU Stolen time.
Usually stolen time is the percentage of time a virtual CPU waits for a real CPU while the hypervisor is servicing another virtual processor.
|%Nice||Percentage of CPU time spent on low priority processes.||Server Visibility||Advanced|
Percentage of time the CPU was busy processing kernel code.
Percentage of time the CPU was busy processing non-kernel code.
Percentage of CPU time spent waiting for an I/O request.
|%Irq||Percentage of CPU time spent servicing hardware interrupts.||Server Visibility||Advanced|
|%SoftIrq||Percentage of CPU time spent servicing software interrupts.||Server Visibility||Advanced|
|%Busy 95th Percentile 3|
The CPU %Busy percentage was at this level or lower 95% of the time.
|IOWait 95th Percentile 3||The CPU %Busy %IOWait percentage was at this level or lower 95% of the time.||Server Visibility||KPI|