vCenter 5.1 SQL 2012 Maintenance Plan

I have trying to improve the performance of our vCenter server which I have inherited. There are daily backups which are successfully but that is it.

I have read the following article on creating a maintenance plan for vCenter DB's. 

My question is in regards to the index rebuild, can this be done online and if so should I do I reorg first then since nothing has ever been done on the DB then ease into a rebuild. I know you only do one or the other.
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
If you are seeking performance enhancements, and are using vCenter Server for Windows, I would highly recommending evaluating the appliance (Linux).

As for the DB, is it fragmented ?

We don't touch of vCenter DBs, other than purge events and tasks.

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compdigit44Author Commented:
I have actually implement the recommendation in the blog except I decided to go for the reorg inset of reindex

The DB has never been groomed and is fragmented. I know a reindex is the best fix for this but I wanted to start smaller..
compdigit44Author Commented:
So far the maintenance plan seems to be running ok
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