“Cloud native” is nowadays a very brought word, used for everything from projects going to the cloud, open source solutions or in architecture terminology. This misleads initiatives and corporate decisions on cloud-first projects as well as their promised savings, improvements or speed gain. In this talk, we will have a look at common mistakes, how corporations place them elf into a twister and why you first need to really understand Netflix, Spotify and co, so that you can understand that you are very much different. Because migrating to the cloud, doesn’t make you native. Feel the passive-aggressive vibes? Good, now we can talk! Let us seriously discuss about architectural patterns, what really matters in your cloud provider, leading decision processes on a technical level and finally what are the steps to become cloud native and not cloud naive.