difference between SQL server 2014 on Win 8.1 and Windows server

dear all,

any one can see the technical diff in function and scare up capability when SQL server 2014 standard/enterprise on Win8.1 and Windows server?
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marrowyungSenior Technical architecture (Data)Asked:
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ktaczalaCommented:
Win 8.1 has a limited amount of users that can connect.  That may affect access to SQL.  Other than that MS recommends installing on Server since Servers can handle more memory & better Processors.
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Seth SimmonsSr. Systems AdministratorCommented:
standard/developer/express are the only 3 editions supported on windows 8.1
enterprise edition has clustering capabilities which, of course, can't get in a desktop operating system

Hardware and Software Requirements for Installing SQL Server 2014
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms143506.aspx

Editions and Components of SQL Server 2014
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms144275.aspx
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marrowyungSenior Technical architecture (Data)Author Commented:
ktaczala,

what if the win 8.1 box has duel Xeon and 128 GB of RAM ?

Seth Simmons,

that answer is good too  ! so I can only use up to standard edition ! standard edition already very good!
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