historical notes on pipelining

brief historical note: first general purpose pipe comp was ibm 7030: 4 stage pipe, with ALU bypass, described in 1959.

early 1960s, CDC 6600: further refinements of pipelining.

MIPS R4000, one of the first deeply pipelined microprocessors.
was athe first true 64 bit arch., 1991

the alpha, 21064, similar instru. set and similar integer pipe, with more pipelining in the FPU.