Glossary of definitions
A Virtual Private Cloud is a logically isolated network within in AWS.
aws-vault is a utility for securely managing secrets with AWS Systems Manager (SSM) Parameter Store and KMS
The init-terraform script is a helper for configuring and then initializing terraform remote state in combination with the terraform-aws-tfstate-backend module.
jq is a Go-based command line tool for JSON that supports standard CRUD operations.
kubectl is a command line tool (cli) for running commands against Kubernetes clusters
S3FS refers both to an application, script and the concept of mounting a remote S3 bucket as a local filesystem.
yq is a Go-based command line tool for YAML that supports standard CRUD operations.