Definition - What does CPU Ready mean?
Techopedia explains CPU Ready
With CPU ready (%ready), the virtual machine is ready to go, but it has to wait for other jobs to be processed before it gets CPU access. Developers and administrators use CPU ready as a very important metric to see whether virtual machines are waiting too long for scheduled jobs. CPU ready has everything to do with system performance and efficiency. Experts have shown many ways to decrease the wait time or, in other words, decrease the CPU-ready statistic, using strategies like different distributed computing design, addition of more processing power, process staggering and other methods.