Service Category in CloudCheckr CMx

As you configure the Summary Report and Pivot Explorer Report in CloudCheckr CMx, you will notice a new filter option, Service Category, which is a container for related services:

For example, CloudCheckr CMx groups AWS services such as Amazon EC2, AWS Elastic Beanstalk, AWS Lambda, and several others in the Compute service category.

What service category you select does not influence the list of available services in the current UI. So, if you select Compute as your service category, the Services drop-down menu will contain all the services available in CloudCheckr CMx—rather than a subset of Compute-only services.

The functionality of service category lays the groundwork for CloudCheckr CMx to report on multiple cloud providers in one report and in the future, to allow customers to configure what services they want in a service category.

Although service category closely mirrors how the various cloud providers group their services, the relationship between services and service categories in CloudCheckr CMx is a unique mapping.

Click View Table to see the current service to service category mappings in CloudCheckr CMx:

Service Category



Google Cloud

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Amazon Lex, Amazon Comprehend, Amazon Polly, Amazon Transcribe, Amazon Translate, Amazon Rekognition, Amazon ML, Amazon Sage, and AWS Deep Learning AMIs

Azure Bot Service, Azure Cognitive Search, Bing Custom Search, Bing Image Search, Bing Spell Check, Bing Visual Search, Cognitive Services, Azure Databricks, Bing Autosuggest, Bing Entity Search, Bing News Search, Bing Video Search, Bing Web Search, Computer Vision, Content Moderator, Custom Vision, Data Science Virtual Machines, Face, Azure ML, ML Studio, Microsoft Genomics, Language Understanding, Form Recognizer, Ink Recognizer, Personalizer, OnA Maker, Speaker Recognition, Speech Translation, Speech to Text, Text Analytics, Text to Speech, Video Indexer, Anomaly Detector, Immersive Reader, Translator Text, Kinect DK, and Azure Open Datasets

AI Hub (beta), Cloud AutoML (beta), Cloud TPU, Cloud Machine Learning Engine, Diagflow Enterprise Edition, Cloud Natural Language, Cloud Speech-to-Text, Cloud Text-to-Speech, Cloud Translation, Cloud Vision, Cloud Video Intelligence, and Cloud Inference API (alpha)

API Management

Amazon API Gateway

Azure API Management

API Analytics, API Monetization, Cloud Endpoints, Developer Portal, Cloud Healthcare API, Apigee Sense, and Apigee API Platform


Amazon EC2, Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling, Amazon EC2 Container Registry (ECR), Amazon EC2 Container Service, Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service, Amazon Lightsail, AWS Batch, AWS Elastic Beanstalk, AWS Fargate, AWS Lambda, AWS Serverless Application Repository, AWS Outposts, VMware Cloud on AWS, and Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud

Virtual Machines, Virtual Machine Scale Sets, Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), Azure Functions, Service Fabric, App Service, Container Instances, Batch, Cloud Services, and Azure Dedicated Host

Compute Engine, Shielded VMs, Container security, App Engine, Cloud Functions, and GPU

Data Analytics

Amazon Athena, Amazon EMR, Amazon CloudSearch, Amazon Elasticsearch Service, Amazon Kinesis, Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose, Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics, Amazon Kinesis Data Streams, Amazon Kinesis Video Streams, Amazon Redshift, Amazon QuickSight, AWS Data Pipeline, AWS Glue, AWS Lake Formation, Amazon Managed Streaming for Kafka (MSK), and Amazon Simple Workflow Service

Azure Synapse Analytics, Azure Databricks, HDInsight, Data Factory, Machine Learning, Azure Stream Analytics, Data Lake Analytics, Azure Analysis Services, Event Hubs, Azure Data Explorer, Azure Data Share, Azure SQL Data Warehouse, Data Catalog, and Azure Search

Big Query, Cloud Composer, Cloud Dataflow, Cloud Data Fusion, Cloud Dataprep, Cloud Dataproc, Google Data Studio, Cloud Pub/Sub, Data Catalog, Cloud Life Sciences (beta), and Google Marketing Platform


Amazon Aurora, Amazon Relational Database Service, Amazon RDS on VMware, Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon ElastiCache, Amazon Neptune, Amazon Quantum Ledger Database (QLDB), Amazon Timestream, Amazon DocumentDB, and Amazon SimpleDB

Azure API for FHIR, SQL Server on Virtual Machines, Azure SQL Database, Azure Cosmos DB, Azure Cache for Redis, Table Storage, Azure Database for PostgreSQL, Azure Database for MariaDB, Azure Database for MySQL, Azure Database Migration Service, and Azure SQL Database Edge PREVIEW

Cloud Bigtable, Cloud Firestore, Cloud SQL, Cloud Memorystore, Cloud Spanner, Firebase Realtime Database, and Cloud Datastore

Developer Tools

AWS CodeCommit, CodeBuild, CodeDeploy, CodePipeline, AWS CodeStar, Amazon Corretto, AWS Cloud9, and AWS X-Ray

Visual Studio, Visual Studio Code, SDKs, Azure Pipelines, Azure DevTest Labs, App Config, Azure DevOps, Azure Lab Services, Developer Tools Integrations, Visual Studio Online, Azure Boards, Azure Repos, Azure Test Plans, Azure Artifacts, and Container Registry

Cloud SDK, Cloud Tools for PowerShell, Container Registry, Cloud Tools for Visual Studio, Cloud Code, Cloud Tools for Eclipse, Cloud Build, Gradle App Engine Plugin, Cloud Source Repositories, Maven App Engine Plugin, Cloud Scheduler, Firebase Test Lab, Cloud Tasks, Firebase Crashlytics, Cloud Code for IntelliJ, and Tekton


AWS IoT, IoT Core, FreeRTOS, IoT Analytics, IoT Device Defender, IoT Device Management, IoT Events, IoT Greengrass, IoT Sitewise, IoT Things Graph, and IoT 1-Click

Azure IoT Hub, Azure IoT Central, Azure IoT solution accelerators, Azure Sphere, Azure Time Series Insights, Azure Maps, Azure Functions, Event Grid, Windows 10 IoT Core Services, Azure Machine Learning, Machine Learning Studio, Azure Stream Analytics, Logic Apps, Notification Hubs, Azure Cosmos DB, API Management, Azure Digital Twins PREVIEW, Kinect DK, Azure SQL Database Edge PREVIEW, and Azure IoT Edge

Cloud IoT Core and Edge TPU (beta)

Hybrid and Multi-Cloud

AWS Outposts

Azure SQL Database, Azure DevOps, Security Center, Azure Stack, Azure Arc, Azure Active Directory, Azure ExpressRoute, Azure Database for PostgreSQL, Azure Sentinel, and Azure IoT Edge

Google Kubernetes Engine, GKE On-Prem, Istio on GKE (beta), Anthos Config Management, and serverless

Management Tools

AmazonCloudWatch, AWS Auto Scaling, AWS Control Tower, AWS Systems Manager, AWS CloudFormation, AWS CloudTrail, AWS Config, AWS OpsWorks, AWS Service Catalog, AWS Trusted Advisor, AWS Personal Health Dashboard, AWS Managed Services, AWS Console Mobile Application, AWS License Manager, and AWS Well-Architected Tool

Azure Backup, Azure Advisor, Automation, Azure Monitor, Azure Service Health, Azure Site Recovery, Scheduler, Traffic Manager, Network Watcher, Microsoft Azure Portal, Cloud Shell, Azure Resource Manager, Azure Policy, Azure mobile app, Cost Management + Billing, Azure Migrate, Azure Lighthouse, Azure Managed Applications, Azure BluePrints, and Azure Resource Manager templates

Stackdriver, Operations, Monitoring, Service Monitoring (alpha), Logging, Error Reporting, Trace, Cloud Deployment Manager, Cloud Console, Cloud Shell, Cloud Mobile App, Cost Management, Cloud APIs, Debugger, Profiler, Private Catalog (beta), Transparent Service Level Indicators, Anthos Service Mesh (beta), and Incident Response and Management (alpha)


Amazon Elastic Transcoder, AWS Elemental MediaConvert, AWS Elemental MediaStore, AWS Elemental MediaLive, AWS Elemental MediaTailor, AWS Elemental MediaConnect, AWS Elemental MediaPackage, AWS Elemental Appliances & Software, and AWS Kinesis Video Streams

Content Delivery Network, Encoding, Azure Media Player, Video Indexer, Media Services, Live and On-Demand Streaming, and Content Protection

Anvato and Zync Render


AWS Migration Hub, AWS DataSync, AWS Transfer for SFTP, CloudEndure Migration, AWS Server Migration Service, AWS Application Discovery Service, AWS Snow Family, and AWS Database Migration Service

Azure Site Recovery, Azure DMS, Data box, and Azure Migrate

Cloud Data Transfer, Transfer Appliance, BigQuery Data Transfer Service, Velostrata, and VM Migration


Amazon Virtual Private Cloud, Amazon CloudFront, Amazon Route 53, AWS PrivateLink, AWS Direct Connect, AWS Global Accelerator, Amazon API Gateway, AWS Transit Gateway, AWS App Mesh, AWS Cloud Map, Elastic Load Balancing, AWS VPN Gateway, Network Load Balancer, and Application Load Balancer

Content Delivery Network, Azure ExpressRoute, Azure DNS, Virtual Network, Traffic Manager, Load Balancer, VPN Gateway, Application Gateway, Azure DDoS Protection, Network Watcher, Azure Firewall, Virtual WAN, Azure Front Door, Azure Bastion, Azure Private Link PREVIEW, Azure Internet Analyzer PREVIEW, Azure Firewall Manager PREVIEW, Web Application Firewall, and Service Fabric Mesh

Cloud Armor, Cloud CDN, Cloud DNS, Cloud Load Balancing, Cloud NAT, Hybrid Connectivity, Network Intelligences Center, Network Services Tiers, Network Telemetry, Traffic Director, Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), and Cloud VPN


AWS Security Hub, Amazon Cloud Directory, AWS Identity and Access Management, Amazon GuardDuty, Amazon Inspector, Amazon Macie, AWS Artifact, AWS Certificate Manager, AWS CloudHSM, AWS Directory Service, AWS Firewall Manager, AWS Key Management Service, AWS Organizations, AWS Secrets Manager, AWS Shield, AWS Single Sign-On, and AWS WAF

Azure AD, Azure AD Domain Services, Security Center, VPN Gateway, Azure DDoS Protection, Azure Information Protection, Key Vault, Azure Dedicated HSM, Application Gateway, Azure Sentinel, and Azure AD B2C

Access Transparency, Binary Authorization, Cloud Asset Inventory, Cloud Audit Logs, Cloud Data Loss Prevention, Cloud Security Command Center, Cloud Security Scanner, Event Thread Detection (beta), Shielded VMs, VPC Service Controls, Incident Response and Management (beta), Cloud HSM, Cloud KMS, Backstory, Cloud IAM, Cloud Identity, Cloud Identity-Aware Proxy, Context-Aware Access, Identity Platform, Managed Service for Microsoft AD (beta), Policy Intelligence, Resource Manager, Security key enforcement, Titan Security Key, Phishing Protection, Web Risk API, and reCAPTCHA enterprise


Amazon Simple Storage Service, Amazon Elastic Block Store, Amazon Elastic File System, Amazon FSx for Lustre, Amazon FSx for Windows File Server, Amazon Glacier, AWS Storage Gateway, and S3 IA

Storage Accounts, Azure Backup, StorSimple, Azure Data Lake Storage, Blob Storage, Disk Storage, Managed Disks, Queue Storage, File Storage, Data Box, Avere vFXT for Azure, Azure FXT Edge Filer, Azure HPC Cache, Archive Storage, Storage Explorer, Azure NetApp Files, Azure Data Share, Azure Cool Blob Storage, and Azure Archive Blob Storages

Standard, Nearline, Coldline, Archive, Persistent Disk, Cloud Filestore, Cloud Storage for Firebase, and Data Transfer Service

As we continue to integrate more services into CloudCheckr CMx, we will update this table and ensure that any services mapped as unknown get mapped to the appropriate service category.

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