Description of the illustration newhierarchy.gif

This graphic shows an example classloader hierarchy. There are two small boxes in the bottom right corner labeled "[Web4]" and "[EJB2]" that point upwards to another larger rectangle labeled "[EJB3][WEB2]" which points upwards to the largest rectangle on top, which is labeled "Application Classloader [EJB1] [WEB3]." There is also another rectangle beside "EJB3 WEB2" that is labeled WEB1 and points up at Application Classloader.