How to avoid a GDPR compliance audit in a Linux environment

How can CIOs prepare in such a way to head off a GDPR compliance audit in a Linux environment? 

Hadoop, OpenStack, and hypervisor and high-performance computing installers make it easy to build mega Linux clusters and deal with node failure reasonably simply. However, compliance for the GDPR may not be so easy – even for Linux environments. With a minimum fine of at least $20 million looming for a GDPR violation, privacy and encryption of data is important and should still be a key part of your GDPR compliance planning.